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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Three Rivers
Town
Moor Park
County
Hertfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1923
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
  • Rededicated
    Date: Circa 1933
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
47587
Current location

IN GREAT HALL
MERCHANT TAYLORS SCHOOL
Sandy Lodge La
Moor Park
Three Rivers
Hertfordshire
HA6 2HT
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 091941
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • MERCHANT TAYLORS SCHOOL
    Charterhousesquare
    Farringdon
    Greater London
    EC1
    England

    OS Grid Ref: TQ 310 819
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
THREE COLUMNS OF NAMES IN GOLD EACH SIDE OF A CENTRAL COLUMN, WHICH HAS COAT OF ARMS AT ITS TOP.
Inscription
NOUGHT IS MORE HONORABLE TO A KNIGHT/ THEN TO DEFEND THE FEEBLE IN THEIR FIGHT/FAIRE BRANCH OF HONOR, FLOWER OF CHEVALRIE/ IOY(SIC)HAVE THOU OF THY NOBLE VICTORIE/ (NAMES) 1914-1918/ THESE MEMBERS OF/ MERCHANT TAYLORS/ SCHOOL/ SERVED AND DIED/ SOE HAVE I THOUGHT/ GOOD TO SETT DOWNE/ A REMEMBRANCE OF/ THEM FOR MYNE OWN/ GOOD THAT WHOE SO/ LIST TO OVERLOOKE/ THEM MAY FOLLOWE AFTER/ WITH MORE EASE ANDHAPPELY FINDE A FAYRER/ WAYE THEN THEY WHAT/ HAVE GONE BEFORE/ ED.SP. (THIS IS A REFERENCE TO EDMUND SPENSER)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adkin, A W
Ainley, W P
Alderton, C F C
Allen, D G A
Allen, L E
Anderton, A L
Anderton, W L
Andrews, E L
Andrews, J G
Appleyard, G S
See details for all 316 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 316
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 316
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: height 2.8M
    Materials: Wood - Teak
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • MERCHANT TAYLORS SCHOOL:ITS ORIGINS, HISTORY AND PRESENT SURROUNDINGS. 85 Source: Image Library Published:BASIL BLACKWELL 1929

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