The North Mymms war memorial

A memorial to the 60 who died in the two world wars


Photograph of the south side of the war memorial with Tollgate Road beyond. Image by the North Mymms History Project released under Creative Commons
The south side of the war memorial with Tollgate Road beyond
Image by the North Mymms History Project released under Creative Commons

The North Mymms war memorial outside North Mymms Park has the names of 60 local men who are known to have died in WWI and WWII. On one side of the octagonal base are listed the names of the 40 who died in the so-called Great War of 1914-18. On the other side are the names of the 20 'who fell' in the 1939 - 1945 war.

The memorial is on a triangular piece of land set back at the point where Tollgate Road meets Dixons Hill Road, (grid reference TL 22329 04688). Visitors are able to park close to the monument, and also in St Mary's Church Lane just over the bridge. There are benches for those who want to rest during their visit.

Photograph of the north side of the war memorial with the Octagon Lodge of North Mymms Park in the background. Image by the North Mymms History Project released under Creative Commons
The north side of the war memorial with the Octagon Lodge of North Mymms Park in the background
Image by the North Mymms History Project released under Creative Commons

The north side of the war memorial Image by the North Mymms History Project released under Creative Commons
The north side of the war memorial
Image by the North Mymms History Project released under Creative Commons


Those who fell in the 1914 - 1918 war



Photograph of the memorial to 'those who fell' in the 1914 - 1918 war. Image by the North Mymms History Project released under Creative Commons
The memorial to 'those who fell' in the 1914 - 1918 war
Image by the North Mymms History Project released under Creative Commons


The memorial to 'those who fell' in the 1914 - 1918 war. Image by the North Mymms History Project released under Creative Commons
The names of 'those who fell' in the 1914 - 1918 war
Image by the North Mymms History Project released under Creative Commons


Photograph of The names of 'those who fell' in the 1914 - 1918 war Image by the North Mymms History Project released under Creative Commons
The names of 'those who fell' in the 1914 - 1918 war
Image by the North Mymms History Project released under Creative Commons

The names listed on the 1914-1918 side of the memorial


F. C. Aslett A. Beach, F. C. Bennett, C. C Canham, H. C. Childs, W. J. Collins, E. Cooper, C. R. Cowland, E. Cowland, S. F. Day, H. Eaglestone, P. N. Eaglestone, W. Franklin, F. J Game, E. Gilmore, A. Gray, F. E. Gubbins, D. K. Henderson, F. H. Hickson, E. G. Hipgrave, W. Juby, J. Leader, J. F. Mallett, F. Margetts, G. Maynard, C. Chamberlain, J. Nash, T. Nash, A. G. Payne, F. L. Perry, A. E. Pollard, F. Seymour, F. Shuttleworth, L. W. Sibley, C. E. Smith, A. Street, C. Venables, J. Wilkinson, C. J Wren, W. R. Way.


Those who fell in the 1939 - 1945 war



Photograph of memorial for 'those who fell' in the 1939 - 1945 war Image by the North Mymms History Project released under Creative Commons
Memorial for 'those who fell' in the 1939 - 1945 war
Image by the North Mymms History Project released under Creative Commons

Photograph of The names of  'those who fell' in the 1939 - 1945 war Image by the North Mymms History Project released under Creative Commons
The names of  'those who fell' in the 1939 - 1945 war
Image by the North Mymms History Project released under Creative Commons


Photograph of The names of  'those who fell' in the 1939 - 1945 war Image by the North Mymms History Project released under Creative Commons
The names of  'those who fell' in the 1939 - 1945 war
Image by the North Mymms History Project released under Creative Commons

The names listed on the 1939-1945 side of the memorial


F. C. Bellchambers, S. J. Brandon, S. F. Charkham, S. E. F. Curry, J. R. G. Day, A. T. Field, W. G. Filer, J. Fleetwood-May, F. Hall, A. C. Hammett, E. R. Hedgecoe, L. F. Hobbs, R. D. C. King, M. A. Knight, N. Nash, J. H. M. Pulford, E. C. Smith, K. F. Stanbridge, V. R. Martin, R. E. Mills.



Roll of Honour


The Roll of Honour site has a page with further research into the background of the men listed above. That page is embeded below as a pdf which can be viewed in full-screen and printed.





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