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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Braintree
Town
Kelvedon
County
Essex
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Malayan Emergency (1948-1960)
Maker
MESSRS L J WATTS LTD (Mason)
MR F WYKEHAM CHANCELLOR MA FRIBA (Architect)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 20 February 1921
    Attended by: BRIGADIER GENERAL F W TOWSEY CMG CBE DSO
  • Dedicated
    Date: 20 February 1921
    Attended by: Bishop Suffragan of Colchester
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
22232

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Current location

St Mary the Virgin Church
Church Street
Kelvedon
Braintree
Essex
CO5 9AL
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 85681 18561
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Rough-hewn Latin Cross on square plinth and four-stepped base.
Inscription
TO THE MEMORY OF THE MEN OF KELVEDON/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918/ (NAMES)/ WHO DIE FOR OTHERS, WHATSO'ER BEFALL/ NEED MUST BE DEAR TO HIM, WHO DIED FOR ALL/ ALSO THOSE WHO FELL/ IN THE SECOND GREAT WAR/ 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES)/ WE WILL REMEMBER THEM
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ager, Sydney J
Ager, William A
Banks, Percy H
Burrows, Harry C
Butcher, A Alfred
Clark, Percy R
Cook, Alfred T
Cook, George
Cook, L Frederick W
Cranmer, E Robert
See details for all 45 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 45
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 45
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 12
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 12
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
  • Malayan Emergency (1948-1960)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height 15FT
    Materials: Granite
  • Base
    Measurements: width 9FT
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Site: £364.10.1

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Responsibility
PARISH CHURCH
Reference
  • Carter Postcard Collection

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