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Memorial details

Memorial type
Unidentified
District
Broadland
Town
Sprowston
County
Norfolk
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
19837
Current location

St Mary and St Margaret's Church
Church Lane
Sprowston
Broadland
Norfolk
NR7 8AU
England

OS Grid Ref: TG 24943 12534
Denomination: Undefined

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Inscription
IN PROUD/ AND/ LOVING MEMORY OF/ REGINALD GEORGE STRACEY/ CAPTAIN SCOTS GUARDS/ KILLED IN ACTION/ JANUARY 1ST 1915/ AT/ CUINCHY LA BASSEE, FRANCE/ AGED 35 YEARS/ YOUNGEST SON OF THE LATE/ GILBERT H. STACEY, ESQ/ OF SPROWSTON LODGE/ ALSO OF/ (Names)/ BELONGING TO THE PARISH OF SPROWSTON WHO/ GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1919./ "THEY DIED THE NOBLEST DEATH A MAN MAY DIED./ FIGHTING FOR GOD AND RIGHT AND LIBERTY./ AND SUCH A DEATH IS IMMORTALITY."
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Anger, John J
Betts, John E
Bircham, Ashton
Blackett, Ernest
Blyth, Ernest A
Blyth, Frank G
Blyth, John A
Brock, George E
Browne, James
Burrows, William
See details for all 81 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 82
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 82
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Surname, forename.
    Order of information: Surname.
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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