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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
Dacorum
Town
Markyate
County
Hertfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
49154
Current location

End of the High street opposite Willow Cottage
WIRRAL AND DOVE COTTAGES
High St
Markyate
Dacorum
Hertfordshire
AL3 8PF
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 05889 16789
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Obelisk surmounted with a cross on a square base.
Inscription
TO / THE GLORY OF GOD / AND / IN MEMORY OF / THE MEN / OF THE PARISH OF / MARKYATE / WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES / IN THE GREAT WAR / 1914-1918
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Abbott, Harry
Allen, Horace
Andrews, Charles
Ayres, Andrew
Beamount, Albert
Blake, Tom
Butterfield, George
Cain, Harry
Cain, Spencer
Chalkley, Fred
See details for all 40 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 40
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 40
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename,decorations
    Order of information: surname,forename,decorations
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: depth 4250 mm, height 5000 mm, width 3470 mm
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • Markyate War Memorial
  • 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
History
2006 - Applied for grant from War Memorials Trust
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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