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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
South Norfolk
Town
Loddon
County
Norfolk
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
20007
Current location

St John's Methodist Chapel
George Lane
Loddon
South Norfolk
Norfolk
NR14 6NB
England

OS Grid Ref: TM 36112 98814
Denomination: Methodist

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Description
Small framed paper scroll mounted in a metal frame. Moulded in the frame is a triumphal arch with a winged angel above and mourning soldier and sailor with rifles reversed, flanking the arch. The entire frame is bordered with a wooden frame with a carved pediment.
Inscription
In Loving Memory / OF MY DEAR SON / L/CPL. ARTHUR WILLIAM SMITH / ROYAL ENGINEERS / Who was killed in Action in France, / OCTOBER 4, 1916. / Aged 19 Years. / "He died for us all." / THE PATH OF DUTY / WAS THE WAY TO GLORY //
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Smith, Arthur William
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,manner of death,age of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Frame
    Measurements: height 700MM, width 350MM
    Materials: Plaster
Listing information
  • METHODIST CHURCH INCLUDING RAILINGS AND GATES TO SOUTH EAST
  • 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
Sponsorship
Private

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