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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Kings Lynn And West Norfolk
Town
Wereham
County
Norfolk
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
19657
Current location

St Margaret's Church
Church Road
Wereham
Kings Lynn And West Norfolk
Norfolk
PE33 9AP
England

OS Grid Ref: TF 68092 01667
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
A plain Latin cross with an octagonal shaft, square plinth and two-stepped base. The whole is set within a railed enclosure inside the churchyard wall.
Inscription
IN/ MEMORY OF/ THE MEN OF WEREHAM WHO DIED FOR/ THEIR COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918/ (Names)/ AND THOSE IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR/ 1939 - 1945/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bailey, George
Bendell, Robert
Cullen, William
English, Edward
English, Fred
Griggs, Robert
Land, Albert
Matthews, Harry
Meeks, Walter
Pilgrim, Jabez
See details for all 15 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 15
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 15
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Surname, forename.
    Order of information: Surname.
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Surname, forename.
    Order of information: Surname.
Components
  • Plaques / Panels with names
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 1650MM, height 4200MM, width 1650MM
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • Wereham 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
History
BRASS PLAQUES REPLACE ORIGINAL CARVED NAMES
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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