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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Breckland
Town
Castle Acre
County
Norfolk
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
19638
Current location

St James Church
South Acre Road
Castle Acre
Breckland
Norfolk
PE32 2AB
England

OS Grid Ref: TF 81572 15005
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
A rough hewn wheel cross with a tapering plinth and three-stepped base. The dedication is written in carved lettering on the plinth.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND/ IN HONOURED MEMORY OF/ THE MEN OF CASTLE ACRE/ AND NEWTON/ WHO DIED IN THE GREAT WARS 1914-1918 1939-1945/ (Names)/ "MAY THEY REST IN PEACE"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Askew, Henry J
Blowers, John
Buckenham, Algier
Buxton, Hugh T
Buxton, Sydney C
Dawes, John
Ellis, George
Green, John W
Green, Lewis
Green, Robert
See details for all 43 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 43
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 43
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename.
    Order of information: Surname.
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 9
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 9
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename.
    Order of information: Surname.
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • Castle Acre and Newton 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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