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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
South Norfolk
Town
Hingham
County
Norfolk
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
19995
Current location

St Andrews Church
Church Street
Hingham
South Norfolk
Norfolk
NR9 4HL
England

OS Grid Ref: TG 02175 02126
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Celtic wheel cross on rectangular two stepped base . Inscription on the front face of the cross and base and on one side. Further part of the dedication on the wheel of the cross . The face of the top part of the cross has a Greek key pattern incised , The names are incised and coloured black .
Inscription
6 o'clock face: (names ) / IN MEMORY OF / THE HINGHAM MEN WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR / 1914 - 1919/ 12 o'clock face: IN MEMORY OF / THE HINGHAM MEN / WHO FELL IN THE WORLD WAR / 1939 - 1945 / (names) on wheel of cross : FOR GOD AND KING
Inscription legible?
no
Names on memorial
Abel, William
Batley, Parnell
Baugh, Arthur
Brummel, William
Bunn, Frederick
Bush, Donald
Cameron, Hasorel
Cook, Ernest
Cooper, Frederick
Dack, Charles
See details for all 40 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 40
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 40
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: given name , surname
    Order of information: alphabetical by surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 6
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 6
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 2200MM, height 3300MM, width 2200MM
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • Hingham 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
MEMORIAL IS SOUND BUT INSCRIPTIONS WEARING BADLY - WW2 NAMES VIRTUALLY ILLEGIBLE (DECEMBER 1992) Possibly names have been repaired , WW1 names are clear and legible (2019)
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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