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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
Breckland
Town
Colkirk
County
Norfolk
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
19965
Current location

Fakenham Road And East Raynham Road
Colkirk
Breckland
Norfolk
NR21 7NR
England

OS Grid Ref: TF 91916 26469
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Four stepped base surmounted by a plinth and obelisk. Inscription placed on the front face of the obelisk and on a carved scroll on the side of the plinth. Flower holder placed at the foot of the obelisk. Wreath carved in bas relief on the front face of the obelisk.
Inscription
6 O'CLOCK FACE: TO THE / GLORY OF GOD / IN / LOVING MEMORY OF / OUR MEN / WHO FELL IN THE WAR / 1914 - 1919 / (NAMES) FLOWER HOLDER: LEST / WE / FORGET
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Andrews, W J
Catton, H A
Clements, A B
Collins, A J
Cooke, A
Cooke, R
Cubitt, M C
Dunn, J W
Greef, R C
Hoare, V R
See details for all 16 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 16
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 16
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: height C 3000MM, width C 2500MM
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • 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
2006: The custodians of the memorial applied for funding to repair the memorial through the English Heritage/Wolfson Foundation War Memorial Trust Grant Scheme Proposed work includes replacing concrete slabs and shingle, re-erect posts and chain
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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