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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
South Norfolk
Town
Morley
County
Norfolk
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: May 1920
    Attended by: Bishop of Norwich
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
20126
Current location

Deopham Rd
Morley
South Norfolk
Norfolk
NR18 9TS
England

OS Grid Ref: TM 06452 99655
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Wheel Cross on simple tapering plinth
Inscription
6 O'Clock Face: TO OUR GLORIOUS DEAD/ IN HONOURED MEMORY OF THE MEN OF/ THE PARISHES OF MORLEY WHO FELL IN/ THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918/ (Names) 9 O'Clock Face: ALSO OF THOSE WHO DIED IN/ THE WAR OF 1939 - 1945/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Barker, Claude
Douglas-willan, William Howard Stanhope
Downes, Horace
Goodrum, Jabez John
Plowright, Sidney
Semmence, Ellis John
Sowells, Fred
Thrower, Christmas John
Thrower, Edward Robert
See details for all 9 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 9
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 9
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 8
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 8
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 900MM, height 3000MM, width 1050MM
    Materials: Granite - Cornish
Listing information
  • Morley War Memorial Cross with flint and brick front enclosure wall and steps
  • 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

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