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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Dacorum
Town
Markyate
County
Hertfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), VC or GC Recipients
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
49152
Current location

St John the Baptist
Church End
Markyate
Dacorum
Hertfordshire
AL3 8PY
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 05965 16788
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Two marble tablets set on darker backgrounds. WW1 tablet on brackets surmounted by a broken scroll pediment enclosing a crucifix encircled by laurel leaves.
Inscription
(WW1 Tablet) IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THE MEN OF MARKYATE / WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR KING AND COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR / (NAMES) / BURIED IN MARKYATE / (NAMES) / THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE (WW2 Tablet) 1939-1945 / (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Abbott, Harry
Allen, Horace
Andrews, Charles
Andrews, Fred
Andrews, Percy
Ayres, Andrew
Beamount, Albert
Blake, Tom
Butterfield, George
Cain, Harry
See details for all 44 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 44
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 44
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename,decorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 15
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 15
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
  • VC or GC Recipients
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: forename, surname
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height 1420 mm, width 1300 mm
    Materials: Marble
Listing information
  • CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE BAPTST
  • Grade II*
  • 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

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