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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Breckland
Town
Yaxham
County
Norfolk
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
19884
Current location

ST PETERS CHURCH
Yaxham
Breckland
Norfolk
England

OS Grid Ref: TG 006 107
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
STONE CALVARY SURMOUNTS TAPERING OCTAGONAL COLUMN. COLUMN STANDS ATOP SQUARE STONE BASE WHICH BEARS INSCRIPTION. PLINTH SURMOUNTS THREE-STEPPED OCTAGONAL STONE BASE.
Inscription
A THANKOFFERING/ FOR VICTORY/ AND IN MEMORY/ OF THE BRAVE MEN/ FROM THIS PARISH/ WHO IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918/ GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR ENGLAND/ MAY THEY REST IN PEACE/ (NAMES)/ ALSO OF/ (NAMES)/ 1939-1945
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Curson, Bertie T
Curson, Walter H
Eke, William
Kent, David
Meachen, Ernest A
Meachen, James W
Shickle, Louis
Taylor, Ernest W
Vincent, Frederick
Woodrow, Arthur
See details for all 10 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 10
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 10
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 3
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 3
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Crucifix
    Measurements: depth C 2700MM, height C 4800MM, width C 2700MM
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • Yaxham 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
Reference
  • Carter Postcard Collection

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