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Memorial details

Memorial type
Wall
District
North Norfolk
Town
West Runton
County
Norfolk
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
20187
Current location

Outside the Parish Church of the Holy Trinity
Cromer Road (a149)
West Runton
North Norfolk
Norfolk
NR27 9RA
England

OS Grid Ref: TG 180 428
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
FLINT AND BRICK WALL WITH THREE TABLETS SET INTO THE FRONT. THREE STEPS LEAD UP TO WALL. FLOWER HOLDERS ARE AT THE FOOT OF THE WW1 TABLETS
Inscription
ABOVE TABLETS: THEY WERE A WALL UNTO US BOTH BY NIGHT AND DAY CENTRE TABLET: TO THE MEN OF/ RUNTON/ WHO FELL / (Names) / 1939 - 1945 LEFT AND RIGHT HAND TABLET: (Names)/ 1914 - 1918
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Abbs, Matthew Robert
Abbs, Sidney George
Abbs, William
Baker, Ernest
Balls, William
Bird, Arthur
Bird, Clifford
Bird, Horace Joseph
Bird, Royden Charles
Brid, Frank William
See details for all 35 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 35
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 35
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 16
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 16
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
Components
  • Wall
    Measurements: depth 5FT, height 8FT, width 12FT
    Materials: Brick
  • Tablets
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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