Stifford - WWi

WM reference
22634
Memorial type
Lost
No
Town
County
District
Subject/Period
Creator
Current location

ST MARY THE VIRGIN CHURCH
North Stifford
Thurrock
Essex
RM16 5UE
England
OS Grid Ref.: TQ 605 804
Denomination: Church of England

Description

POLISHED RED GRANITE OBELISK MOUNTED ON SQUARE THREE-TIERED PLINTH. TOP TIER BEARS INSCIPTION AND NAMES.

Inscription

6 o'clock face: TO THE MEN OF STIFFORD WHOM THIS MONUMENT COMMEMORATES WERE AMONG THOSE WHO AT THE CALL OF KING AND COUNTRY, FOR SERVICE IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918, LEFT ALL THAT WAS DEAR TO THEM AND PASSED AWAY BY THE PATH OF SELF SACRIFICE./ LET THOSE WHO COME AFTER THEM SEE TO IT THAT THEIR NAMES ARE NOT FORGOTTEN 3 o'clock face: (Names)/ OTHERS WE DOUBT NOT, IF NOT WE/ THE ISSUE OF THEIR TOIL SHALL SEE;/ AND CHILDREN GATHER AS THEIR OWN,/ THE HARVEST THAT THE DEAD HAVE SOWN. 12 o'clock face: (Names) 9 o'clock face: (Names)/ W. AND E. WILKS, GRAVESEND

Inscription legible?

Yes

Names on memorial

Bloomfield, John
Bransden, Harold
Bushell, Alfred
Clack, William
Clayden, James
Crabb, Alfred
Crabb, Arthur
Crow, Albert
Crow, Albert
Ellmore, Alfred
See details for all 30 names

Subject/Period

First World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial: 31
Served and returned: 0
Died: 31
Exact count: yes
Information shown: surname,forename
Order of information: surname

Component

Obelisk
Condition: Unknown
Measurements: depth C 1000MM, height C 4500MM, width C 1000MM
Materials: Granite - Red
Listed?: No

Costs

Site: Unknown or N/A
Memorial: Unknown or N/A
Comments: None

Trust fund/Scholarship

No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

Sponsorship

Unknown or N/A
Details: Unknown or N/A

Responsibility of

Unknown or N/A

Reference

Other website http://www.northstiffordvillage.co.uk/WarMemorialStMarys.htm

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