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Saturday, 23 May 2015

War Memorial of Kelshall in Hertfordshire

Kelshall is a small village in North East Hertfordshire. It is near the town of Royston. It has a village hall and the local church is St. Faith's.

Church of St Faith, Kelshall, Hertfordshire

The war memorial consists of a memorial granite cross which names the four local men who died in WW1 and two who died in WW2. It is accompanied by a roll of honour within the church, which is a dedication to the forty men of Therfield who fought in World War I and who both returned (36) and were killed in action (4). The memorial cross and roll of honour were unveiled on the 21st December 1919 [1].

On my visit, I could not access the church and therefore I will have to return to photograph and transcribe the memorial plaques.
Kelshall Memorial Cross
To the
glory of God
and in
the men of
Kelshall
who fell
in the
Great War
1914-1918.
W. Batt
S. Kingsley
E. Sole
P. Watson
The World War 1939-1945
J. Hagger
G. Watson