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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Wycombe
Town
Hazlemere
County
Buckinghamshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945), First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
Mr E. Harris of High Wycombe (Builder)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 12 December 1919
    Attended by: Rt Reverend Bishop Taylor smith DSO CVO
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
8341
Current location

Beside A404
Amersham Roadd (a404)
Hazlemere
Wycombe
Buckinghamshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 88858 95296
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Cross of Sacrifice (Not War Graves Commission Pattern) on octagonal four-stepped base.
Inscription
(Names) /GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN / THAN THIS THAT A MAN LAY / DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS / (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Aldridge, Percy
Allman, Frank
Bailey, Charles
Barnes, Alfred
Beasley, F J
Burnham, Arthur
Burnham, Leonard
Collins, Stanley
Dean, Archibald
Essex, Harold
See details for all 40 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 15
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 15
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Forename, surname
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 40
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 40
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Forename, surname
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: height 3500mm
    Materials: Stone - Portland
Listing information
  • Hazlemere 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
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Carter Postcard Collection
  • Bucks Free Press 19 December 1919

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