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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

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Current location

Part of the churchyard embankment wall
Holy Trinity Church
Cromer Road
West Runton
North Norfolk
Norfolk
NR27 9QT
England

OS Grid Ref: TG 17981 42786
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Flint and stone curved wall with three steps at front. Three inscription tablets set into the wall with further inscription above. Flower holders at the base of the First World War tablets.
Inscription
Top inscription: 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 tablets: (Names)/ 1914 - 1918
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Abbs, Matthew Robert
Abbs, Ronald Charles
Abbs, Sidney George
Abbs, William
Baker, Ernest
Balls, Kenneth Arthur
Balls, William
Barker, Arthur Edward
Bird, Arthur
Bird, Clifford
See details for all 51 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 35
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 35
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: forenames, surname
    Order of information: surname, forename
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 16
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 16
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: forenames, surname
    Order of information: surname, forename
Components
  • Wall
    Measurements: depth c1525 mm, height c2440 mm, width c3660 mm
    Materials: Stone - Flint, Stone
  • Tablets
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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