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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
North Hertfordshire
Town
Letchworth
County
Hertfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945), Egypt and the Suez Crisis (1951-1956)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 11 November 1953
    Attended by: George Woodbridge, Chairman of Letchworth Urban District Council
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
3841
Current location

In a garden behind WW1 memorial (IWM 1168)
Station Place
Letchworth
North Hertfordshire
Hertfordshire
SG6 3AW
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 21729 32729
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Three bronze name plaques mounted on stone, with lettering in relief. Small additional plaque at bottom left.
Inscription
FOR HONOUR / FOR LIBERTY / 1939+1945 / FOR RIGHT// (Names) Shall these have died in vain? Small plaque: SUEZ 1953/ (Name)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adsett, Mj
Albon, Mb
Angell, Lv
Ashby, Ah
Aspden, Lw
Baker, Jhc
Baker, R
Barker, Jn
Barron, Wa
Barrow, H
See details for all 187 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 187
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 187
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,additional,decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Egypt and the Suez Crisis (1951-1956)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaques
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Frame
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Unidentified Newspaper/Magazine 'Citizen' 13 Nov. 1953 Quoted in Mervyn Miller: 'Letchworth The First Garden City' (Chichester: Phillimore & Co Ltf, 1989; 2nd ed., 2002) pp.152, 235.
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission PO Sir A Wilson RAFVR www.cwgc.org

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