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Memorial details

Memorial type
Church Fabric / Fitting: Reredos or screen
District
North Norfolk
Town
Wells-next-the-Sea
County
Norfolk
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
20248
Current location

South wall of the south aisle
St Nicholas Church
Church Street
Wells-next-the-Sea
North Norfolk
Norfolk
NR23 1JA
England

OS Grid Ref: TF 91838 43164
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Chancel screen mounted against the south wall of the south aisle, across the top and running the full length of the screen is a carved inscription. Wall mounted above the screen is a dark wood framed, dedicatory plaque and Roll of Honour for the men of the town who laid down their lives during both World Wars.
Inscription
Plaque above screen: THE CHANCEL SCREEN IS DEDICATED/ TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN/ MEMORY OF THE MEN OF THIS TOWN/ WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES IN/ THE GREAT WAR 1914 TO 1918./ (Names)/ 1939-1945/ (Names) Chancel screen top: In Memory of the men of this town who laid down their lives in the Great War 1914-1918
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Able, Charles E.
Annison, William T.
Baker, Victor G.
Barnes, George
Barnes, Josiah C.
Barrett, Kenneth
Barrett, Norman
Bell, Lionel A.
Bond, William
Bone, Alfred P.
See details for all 108 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 75
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 75
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename, initials
    Order of information: Surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 33
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 33
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename, initials
    Order of information: Surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: depth c4mm, height c1700mm, width c600mm
    Materials: Brass, Wood
  • Screen
    Measurements: depth c150mm, height c1000mm, width c4000mm
    Materials: Wood - Oak
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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