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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
South Norfolk
Town
Billingford
County
Norfolk
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), VC or GC Recipients
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
19970
Current location

St. Leonard's Church
off A143
Billingford
South Norfolk
Norfolk
IP21 4HB
England

OS Grid Ref: TM 16806 79062
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Rectangular marble tablet with nowy head mounted on black backboard. Nowy head contains a crpss within a wreath. The inscription below is followed by names and quotation. Lettering in black.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN/ LOVING MEMORY OF THE MEN OF/ THIS PARISH WHO SACRIFICED/ THEIR LIVES IN THE SERVICE/ OF THEIR COUNTRY 1914 - 1918/ (Names)/ ALSO CPL. STANLEY W.A. HILL 1939 - 1945/ BE THOU FAITHFUL UNTO DEATH AND/ I WILL GIVE THEE A CROWN OF LIFE
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Flowerdew, Gordon M
Fox, Allan
Nunn, Arthur
Punt, George
Race, Herbert
Race, Walter
Thrower, Charles W
Whiting, John
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,rank,regiment,forename,decorations
    Order of information: rank
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
  • VC or GC Recipients
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height 760MM, width 600MM
    Materials: Marble
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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