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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Broadland
Town
Thuxton
County
Norfolk
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
19806
Current location

Dereham Road
Thuxton
Broadland
Norfolk
NR9 4AD
England

OS Grid Ref: TG 02382 07369
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
A rough granite cross.
Inscription
IN/ THANKFUL/ COMMEMORATION/ OF THE PEACE 1919/ AND IN GRATEFUL/ REMEMBRANCE OF/ THESE OUR BROTHERS/ OF THUXTON WITH/ GARVESTONE WHO/ GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR/ RIGHT AND HONOUR/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1919/ (Names)/ GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS TO/ LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Easlea, Algernon
Howard, Percy
Jowlings, Sidney
Newson, Harry
Read, Willie
Stocking, George
Ward, Jesse
Whitehand, Colin
See details for all 8 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 8
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 8
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Surname, forename, rank, regiment.
    Order of information: Surname.
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 5
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 5
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename.
    Order of information: Surname.
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 600MM, height 1800MM, width 600MM
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
  • Thuxton with Garvestone 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

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