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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
South Norfolk
Town
Tivetshall St Mary
County
Norfolk
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
20162
Current location
  • In churchyard of church ruins
    St Mary 's Church
    Gissing Road
    Tivetshall St Mary
    South Norfolk
    Norfolk
    NR15 2BQ
    England

    OS Grid Ref: TM 16614 85804
    Denomination: Church of England
Description
Portland stone fleury cross on three tapering steps above a square plinth with inscription on plinth at six o'clock position below an engraving of crossed flags. The memorial is in the churchyard of the church ruins.
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF THE MEN OF/ TIVETSHALL ST. MARY/ 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/R.I.P.
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 12
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 12
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: One name has rank added
    Order of information: Undefined
Listing information
Condition
History
June 2001: memorial fully restored and refurbished to include repair of cross and re-detailing of names. Monies were raised by the friends of St Mary's church, including a grant from the War memorials trust, regiments of the fallen and local donations.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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