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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
South Norfolk
Town
Roydon
County
Norfolk
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
20154
Current location

St Remigius Church
High Rd
A1066
Roydon
South Norfolk
Norfolk
IP22 5RU
England

OS Grid Ref: TM 09651 80409
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Smooth worked wheel Cross on square plinth.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ IN MEMORY OF THE MEN OF THIS/ PARISH WHO LAID DOWN THEIR/ LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918/ (Names)/ GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS, THAT/ A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS/ AND IN WORLD WAR II/ 1939 - 1945/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Barham, C H
Battley, E A
Bloomfield, W A
Bond, G
Bond, H
Chambers, C
Chambers, E
Elsey, D J
Elsey, W H
Kitchen, G E
See details for all 19 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 19
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 19
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 3
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 3
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 750MM, height 3000MM, width 750MM
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • Roydon 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
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Reference
  • Carter Postcard Collection

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