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Hertfordshire – Bushey

Lieutenant-Colonel Bernard Barton, who lived for a short time at Bowers Hill, Badsey, is remembered on the Bushey War Memorial.  Bernard was married at Bushey and the family went to live there after leaving Bowers Hill, Badsey.

aHerts-BARTON%20Bernard%20Bushey%201.jpgThe memorial is a plinth in Portland stone upon which stands a sculpture by Sir William Reid Dick of a woman in mourning. Her head is bowed and her left hand is placed under her chin; she holds a laurel wreath in her right hand.  The Memorial contains names of 157 men from the First World War and 53 from the Second World War.