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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Kings Lynn And West Norfolk
Town
Brancaster
County
Norfolk
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Berlin Airlift (1948-1949), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
19616
Current location

Located in the churchyard facing the junction of Broad Lane and A149
St Mary The Virgin Church
Broad Lane
Brancaster
Kings Lynn And West Norfolk
Norfolk
PE31 8AE
England

OS Grid Ref: TF 77215 43882
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Celtic wheel cross on tapering plinth and base.
Inscription
Plinth: ERECTED TO THE MEMORY/ OF BRANCASTER MEN/ WHO FELL IN THE WAR/ 1914 ‐ 1919/ (Names)/ THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE. Base: 1939‐1945/ (Names)/ 1949/ BERLIN AIRLIFT - (Name)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Billing, William
Britton, John
Cory-wright, Jonathan
Cory-wright, Julian
Duffield, Phyllis
Fernie, David
Fiddaman, Walter
Gilliat, David
Guthrie, Bede
Guthrie, Harold
See details for all 38 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 31
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 31
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: forename, surname, honours
    Order of information: surname
  • Berlin Airlift (1948-1949)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: forename, surname, honours
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 6
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 6
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: forename, surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height c3050 mm, width c1525 mm
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
  • Brancaster War Memorial
  • 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

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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