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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Dacorum
Town
Leavesden Green
County
Hertfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
63600
Current location

On wall of a house opposite Leavesden Green JMI School.
High Road
Leavesden Green
Dacorum
Hertfordshire
WD25 7QZ
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 101 004
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Tablet set into the wall of a house.
Inscription
LEST WE FORGET / RALPH SWAN / LEFT THIS HOUSE / OCT. 23RD 1916 / TO FIGHT FOR HIS KING AND COUNTRY / AND FELL IN ACTION IN FRANCE / MARCH 13TH 1918 AGED 19 YEARS
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Swan, Ralph
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename,address
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Reference
  • Watford Observer 07-11-08

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