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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Brentwood
Town
Brentwood
County
Essex
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
MR E A HILL
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 9 October 1921
    Attended by: General The Lord Horne GCB KCMG ADC
  • Dedicated
    Date: 9 October 1921
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
22083
Current location

Junction with Middleton Hall Lane
Shenfield Rd (a1023)
Brentwood
Brentwood
Essex
CM15 8AB
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 60058 94140
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Traffic island garden. WW1 memorial central within garden. Stone cross mounted on four octagonal stone steps. Top three steps bear metal plaques with names. WW2 memorial. Wall parallel with Shenfield Road with 17 metal plaques with names. Since 1946 Memorial. Stone block, with inscription, positioned between two stone benches.
Inscription
WW1. A TRIBUTE TO THE MEN OF BRENTWOOD, GT AND LITTLE WARLEY, HUTTON, SHENFIELD AND SOUTH WEALD WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES FOR KING AND COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918 AND WHOSE NAMES ARE HERE INSCRIBED./ (Names)/ LORD GOD OF HOSTS BE WITH US YET LEST WE FORGET LEST WE FORGET PASS NOT THIS STONE IN SORROW BUT IN PRIDE AND MAY YOU LIVE AS NOBLY AS THEY DIED. WW2. TO THE FALLEN 1939 - 1945 (Names). SINCE 1946 Remember With Pride / And Gratitude / All Those Fallen / In The Service Of The Crown In War And Conflict Since 1946 / (Plaque with ceremony details ) / We Will Remember Them. Walls: TO THE FALLEN 1939-1945/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adamson, W
Agastina, F E
Ainger, A E
Aldous, E J W
Alexander, M G F
Allberry, A C
Allen, G H
Almack, E P
Alston, W H
Angell, W B
See details for all 564 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 398
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 398
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 164
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 164
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height 23FT
    Materials: Stone
  • Wall
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Plaques
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
  • Undefined
    Measurements: depth 910, height 760, width 910
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Memorial: £1600

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Essex Chronicle 14 October 1921

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