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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
North Norfolk
Town
Great Walsingham
County
Norfolk
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
20047
Current location

ST PETERS CHURCH
St Peters Rd
Great Walsingham
North Norfolk
Norfolk
England

OS Grid Ref: TF 938 376
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
TWO-STEPPED BASE SURMOUNTED BY PLINTH, SHAFT AND WHEEL CROSS. INSCRIPTION CARVED ONTO THE SIDES OF THE PLINTH
Inscription
6 O'CLOCK FACE: IN PROUD AND / GRATEFUL REMEMBRANCE OF / THE MEN / OF GREAT WALSINGHAM / WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES / FOR KING AND COUNTRY / IN THE GREAT WAR / 1914 - 1919 3 AND 9 O'CLOCK FACE: (NAMES) 12 O'CLOCK FACE: GREATER LOVE HATH / NO MAN THAN THIS THAT / A MAN LAY DOWN HIS / LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS
Inscription legible?
no
Names on memorial
Beck, Walter
Brett, Charles
Bryant, Ernest Robert
Bullen, Albert James
Dewing, Bertie
Dewing, William Anthony
Farrow, Cecil John
Hall, Charles Henry
Howell, Edward Fountain
Howell, John
See details for all 16 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 16
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 16
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename,decorations
    Order of information: surname,forename,decorations
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth C 3FT, height C 8FT, width C 3FT
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • Great Walsingham 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
1992: LETTERING BADLY WEATHERED
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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