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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Chelmsford
Town
Danbury
County
Essex
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Sir Reginald Blomfield RA
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 31st July 1920
    Attended by: FIELD MARSHAL SIR WILLIAM R ROBERTSON BART GCB GCMG KCVO DSO
  • Dedicated
    Date: 31st July 1920
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
22235
Current location

92
Wansford Road junction with Elm Green
Danbury
Chelmsford
Essex
CM3 4DW
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 77564 05376
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
PORTLAND STONE CROSS SURMOUNTING OCTAGONAL PLINTH. PLINTH BEARS INCISED NAMES AND INSCRIPTION. PLINTH SURMOUNTS FOUR-STEPPED STONE BASE. TOP TWO STEPS ARE LARGER THAN BOTTOM TWO STEPS.
Inscription
IN /THANKFULNESS/ TO GOD/ AND THE MEMORY/ OF THE MEN OF/ DANBURY/ WHO FELL IN /THE GREAT WAR /MDCCCCXIV - MDCCCCXVIII/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Andrews, C
Baker, T D
Brewer, J
Britton, F
Buchanan, K
Burgess, R
Coppin, A
Cottiss, P
Dodd, E W
Dodd, H W
See details for all 39 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 25
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 25
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: initials , surname ,
    Order of information: surname with an occasional name out of sequence
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 14
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 14
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: initials , surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth C 15 FT, height C 24 FT, width C 15 FT
    Materials: Stone - Portland
Listing information
  • Danbury War Memorial
  • Grade II
  • 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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