High Cross War Memorial

Submit a new image

Reference WMO259582

Address:

St John the Evangelist Church

High Road

High Cross, Hertfordshire

England

Open large map
Edit memorial location & address
Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Inside a building - public/private
Description: Latin cross
Materials:
  • Timber Timber (any)
Lettering: Inscribed on a plaque
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: Ornate carved wooden Cross bearing roses, and two barass coloured dedicatory plaques and two brass coloured name plaques. The WWI memorial was adapted to include the sole casualty of WWII and the original door, which is supposed to contain the Roll of Honour, has been covered over with the brass plaque.
Edit memorial details
Report this condition update
View more details

(Names) / PRO DEO/ PRO REGE / PRO PATRIA / TO THE GLORY OF GOD / AND IN GRATEFUL MEMORY / OF THE MEN OF THIS PARISH / WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE / GREAT WAR / 1914-1919 / "THEY WERE A WALL UNTO US / BOTH BY NIGHT AND DAY" / IN THANKFULNESS / TO GOD FOR THE SAFE / RETURN OF SO MANY / AND IN GRATEFUL / MEMORY OF / (Name) / WHO GAVE HIS LIFE / IN THE WORLD WAR / 1939-1945 / MAY HE REST IN PEACE / (Names)

Information Required

Information Required

Information Required

Information Required

Information Required

Information Required

Information Required

Information Required

Information Required