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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
North Norfolk
Town
Sharrington
County
Norfolk
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
20203

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Current location

All Saints Church
Bale Rd
Sharrington
North Norfolk
Norfolk
NR24 2PG
England

OS Grid Ref: TG 03043 36646
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Nowy-headed wall-mounted stone tablet with Maltese Cross at top.
Inscription
IN PROUD AND LOVINGMEMORY OF / EDWIN BALLARD DALBY, LIEUT: R.N.R. / ELDEST SON OF JOHN SAYLE DALBY AND / GRANDSON OF WILLIAM BALLARD DALBY, / FORMERLY RECTOR OF THIS PARISH. A NEW / ZEALANDER WHO AT THE AGE OF 34 LOST / HIS LIFE ON ACTIVE SERVICE AT SEA. HIS SHIP / BEING SUNK BY A GERMAN SUBMARINE OFF / LAND'S END, MARCH 18TH 1917. A BRAVE SAILOR / AGOOD SON AND DEVOTED TO HIS PROFESSION HE / GALLANTLY FACED WHAT HE KNEW MEANT ALMOST CERTAIN / DEATH FOR THE SAKE OF GOD AND HIS DUTY
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Dalby, Edwin Ballard
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,manner of death,age of death,relationships,additional
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
PCC

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