Borehamwood Obelisk

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Reference WMO253668

Address:

Shenley Road

Borehamwood, Hertfordshire

WD6 1LJ

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Roadside
Description: Obelisk
Materials:
  • Stone Stone (any)
Lettering: Incised
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
  • Falklands Conflict (1982)
  • Northern Ireland
About the memorial: An obelisk set on a square plinth and rectangular base, with an extension tablet at the front. The memorial is surrounded by a low circular wall, with floral plantings, with opening at the front.
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Front: Erected/ to the memory/ of the men/ of this village/ who fell/ in the Great War/ Reverence it/ for their sake./ The men were very good unto/ us and we were not hurt...../ They were as a wall unto us/ both by night and day./ 1. Samuel XIV. 15 & 16.

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