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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Kings Lynn And West Norfolk
Town
Brancaster
County
Norfolk
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Berlin Airlift (1948-1949)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
19617
Current location

Junction of Broad Lane and A149
in churchyard wall
St Mary the Virgin Church
Broad La
Brancaster
Kings Lynn And West Norfolk
Norfolk
PE31 8AZ
England

OS Grid Ref: TF 77213 43882
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Brass WW1 plaque with incised oakleaf and acorn edging on red marbel backboard with smaller WW2 and Berlin Airlift Plaque with identical style and backboard placed flush below.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ + AND IN MEMORY OF +/ THE BRANCASTER MEN/ WHO FELL IN THE WAR/ 1914 - 1919/ (Names)/ AND ALSO IN THE WAR OF/ 1939 - 1945/ (Names)/ BERLIN AIRLIFT 1949/ (Name)/ THOU, THEREFORE FOR WHOM THEY DIED, SEEK NOT THINE OWN
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Billing, W
Britton, J
Cory-wright, Jonathan
Cory-wright, Julian
Duffield, Phyllis
Fernie, D
Fiddaman, W
Gilliat, David
Guthrie, B
Guthrie, H
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, decorations
    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, decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Berlin Airlift (1948-1949)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname, decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 4FT, width 2FT
    Materials: Brass
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
Listing information
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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