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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Norwich
Town
Norwich
County
Norfolk
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
MESSRS W H HALL (Designer)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
20100
Current location

Norwich Police Station
Bethel Street
Norwich
Norwich
Norfolk
NR2 1NN
England

OS Grid Ref: TG 22838 08475
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
A large rectangular ornately-engraved brass plaque, mounted onto a wooden backboard. At the top of the brass plaque is an engraved depiction of the Norwich City Police crest, immediately beneath which are the inscription and names of the 8 former officers who died; beneath that is the inscription and names of those who served and returned.
Inscription
TO THE/ ENDURING AND GLORIOUS MEMORY/ OF THOSE MEMBERS OF THIS FORCE/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR KING AND COUNTRY/ IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1919/ (NAMES)/ HERE ALSO ARE SET FORTH THE NAMES OF THOSE/ MEMBERS OF THIS FORCE WHO RESPONDED TO THE CALL/ AND SERVED THEIR KING AND COUNTRY, AND WHO/ BY GOD'S GRACE, ARE SPARED/ TO RETURN TO THEIR HONOURABLE CALLING./ (NAMES)/ ERECTED BY THE CHIEF CONSTABLE, OFFICERS AND MEN OF THE/ NORWICH CITY POLICE
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adcock, John
Andrew, William
Basey, Walter
Bell, Arthur
Buttle, Edwin
Chaplin, Herbert
Crisp, Henry
Dawes, William
Ellingford, Robert
Elvin, Cubitt
See details for all 56 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 56
    Served and returned: 48
    Died: 8
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname, plus manner and date of death where applicable
    Order of information: The first section is listed chronologically by date of death; survivors are not listed alphabetically by surname (perhaps in order of enlistment date or seniority?)
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height c1200mm, width c600mm
    Materials: Brass
  • Board
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Norfolk Constabulary
Reference
  • War Memorials Online reference 214181

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