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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
North Hertfordshire
Town
Pirton
County
Hertfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
3830
Current location

St. Mary's Church
Pirton
North Hertfordshire
Hertfordshire
SG5 3QE
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 14696 31659
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Carved temple front with pillars gable and cross over top.
Inscription
GREATER/ LOVE HATH/ NO MAN THAN THIS/ PIRTON/ ROLL OF HONOUR/ (Names)/ 1939 - 1945/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Abbis, Albert
Abbis, Frank
Anderson, Fred
Baines, Fred
Baines, Sidney
Baines, William
Burton, E Charles
Burton, Fred
Cannon, Frank
Chamberlain, Henry
See details for all 36 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 30
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 30
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Year died, surname, forename, date of death
    Order of information: Year died
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 6
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 6
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Year died, forename, surname, date of death
    Order of information: Year died
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: depth 150MM, height 1200MM, width 800MM
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
  • CHURCH OF ST MARY (C OF E)
  • Grade I
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Reference
  • Published:Pirton Local History Group 2009

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