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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
Babergh
Town
Brantham
County
Suffolk
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 07th November 1948
    Attended by: L. P. B. Merriam;
  • Dedicated
    Date: 07th November 1948
    Attended by: Revd. E. J. SALMON;
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
11463
Current location

Brantham Industrial Estate
Factory Lane
Brantham
Babergh
Suffolk
CO11 1NJ
England

OS Grid Ref: TM 108 330
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Stepped cross base plinth surmounted by square based pedestal and tapered shaft. Plaques are missing, fate of memorial unknown.
Inscription
IN PROUD AND GRATEFUL / MEMORY OF THE GALLANT / MEN WHO LEFT THIS PLACE/ TO FIGHT IN THE CAUSE / OF LIBERTY AND JUSTICE / AND WHO LAID DOWN THEIR / LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1919 / (Names) / "THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVER MORE" IN MEMORY ALSO OF THOSE WHO FELL IN / THE SAME CAUSE IN THE YEARS 1939 - 1945 / (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Abbot, A J
Ames, C
Andrews, A
Armitage, A H J J
Baird, W
Barton, A G
Begg, J
Bloyce, F J
Bones, G F
Brooke, T W
See details for all 105 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 105
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 105
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 19
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 19
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: depth 47 inches, height c. 15 feet, width 47 inches
    Materials: Stone
  • Plaques
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
Listing information
  • WAR MEMORIAL IN BRANTHAM INDUSTRIAL ESTATE
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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