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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Welwyn Hatfield
Town
Ponsbourne
County
Hertfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
PECK BROS OF HERTFORD (Mason)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
49167
Current location

on churchyard wall
St. Mary's Church
Newgate Street
Ponsbourne
Welwyn Hatfield
Hertfordshire
SG13 8RA
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 30154 05019
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
POLISHED GRANITE TABLET ON RED MARBLE BACKBOARD set into the churchyard wall in front of the church. Gold lettering.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD / IN HONOUR OF THOSE FROM THIS PARISH WHO SERVED IN THE GREAT WAR OF 1914-1918 / KILLED / (NAMES) / THIS TABLET WAS ERECTED IN GRATEFUL REMEMBRANCE BY FRIENDS AND PARISHIONERS
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Arnold, A
Arnold, R
Barnard, W
Buxton, G
Buxton, G
Buxton, M
Byford, G
Caines, H
Callaby, A
Callaby, W
See details for all 50 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 50
    Served and returned: 40
    Died: 10
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank
    Order of information: surname,rank
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: depth 145MM, height 770MM, width 1390MM
    Materials: Granite - Polished
Listing information
  • CHURCH OF ST MARY PONSBOURNE
  • 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
CLEANED AND RE-GILDED 2001/02
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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