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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Braintree
Town
Great Yeldham
County
Essex
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
22211
Current location

St Andrews Church
Church Road
Great Yeldham
Braintree
Essex
CO9 4PT
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 759 386
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
TABLET CARVED WITH AN INSET, IN OAK FRAME AROUND THE EDGES ARE ALTERNATING CARVED PETAL CROSSES, EVERY OTHER ONE BEING DECORATED WITH A COLOURED DESIGN ILLUSTRATING AN ALLIED NATIONAL FLAG. BIZZARELY THE TURKISH FLAG APPARENTLY APPEARS IN THE BOTTOM RIGHT HAND CORNER. DEAD INDICATED BY CROSS
Inscription
TO THE/ MEMORY/ OF THOSE/ PARISHIONERS/ OF GREAT YELDHAM/ WHO SERVED IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1919/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Abraham, Bertram
Abraham, Harold
Aliston, Ernest
Aliston, Herbert
Allen, Frederick
Angell, Harry
Angell, Lewis
Argent, Basil
Argent, James
Argent, Stanley
See details for all 92 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 106
    Served and returned: 91
    Died: 15
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Frame
    Measurements: height 670MM, width 920MM
    Materials: Wood - Oak
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • PARISH CHURCH OF ST ANDREW
  • Grade I
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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