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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Hertsmere
Town
Letchmore Heath
County
Hertfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
40050
Current location

ALDENHAM RD AND BACK LANE
VILLAGE GREEN
Aldenham Rd
Letchmore Heath
Hertsmere
Hertfordshire
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 153 978
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
A Celtic stone cross on a rectangular plinth and octagonal three stepped base . The dedication is on the front face of the shaft as is the first group of WW2 names, with the background excised so the lettering stands proud .
Inscription
TO THE / GLORY / OF GOD / AND IN / MEMORY / OF THE / MEN OF / ALDENHAM / WHO GAVE /THEIR / LIVES / IN THE / GREAT / WAR 1914-1918/1939-45/
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adamson, Henery
Baker, Harold
Benger, Frank
Bird, Albert
Bird, William
Birkenshaw, Ronald
Blake, Arthur
Brewer, George
Burnell, Arthur
Camp, Stanley Beale
See details for all 47 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 47
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 47
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height 5000MM, width 3300MM
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
ALDENHAM PARISH COUNCIL

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