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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
North Hertfordshire
Town
St Ippollitts
County
Hertfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: Circa 1919-1922
    Attended by: Colonel Sowerby
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
3834
Current location

St Ippollitts Church
Ashbrook Ln
St Ippollitts
North Hertfordshire
Hertfordshire
SG4 7PB
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 19798 27101
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Celtic cross set on a double stepped plinth with the names and the inscription in black lettering. The whole is set on two steps and is surrounded by eight small granite posts linked with ornamental chain.
Inscription
6 O'clock face: TO THE GLORY OF GOD / AND IN PROUD AND GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THE / VALIANT MEN OF THIS PARISH WHO GAVE THEIR / LIVES FOR GOD AND KING AND COUNTRY DURING / THE GREAT WAR 1914-1919. / (names) / "Their name liveth for evermore." 9 O'clock face: ALSO TO THE GLORIOUS MEMORY / OF THE MEN OF THIS PARISH / WHO FELL IN THE WAR OF / 1939-1945. / (names) / "He that loseth his life for my sake / shall find it." (MATT 10:39).
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Amos, Gilbert
Burton, Wilfred
Chalkley, Albert
Clark, Hubert R
Gray, John
Harrison, Alfred
Isaac, Albert
Isaac, Herbert
Levett, Loftus
Mcmaster, Brian J
See details for all 26 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 20
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 20
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, forename, surname, regiment
    Order of information: No order
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 6
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 6
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, forename, surname, regiment
    Order of information: Alphabetically
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 1600 mm, height 3000 mm, width 1600 mm
    Materials: Granite
  • Pillar
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Reference
  • Mrs J Clack, "A Parish Remembers Ippollitts"
  • Mrs P Butts - local history group, Telecon 24 July 1991

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