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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Braintree
Town
Rayne
County
Essex
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: October 1920
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
22280
Current location

VILLAGE GREEN
Shalford Road
Rayne
Braintree
Essex
CM77 6BS
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 73045 22770
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Plain Latin cross on octagonal column, plinth and three stepped base
Inscription
(ABOVE) TO THE/ MEMORY OF/ THOSE WHO FELL/ IN THE WORLD WAR/ 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES) (BELOW) TO/ THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND/ IN MEMORY OF THE MEN/ OF THIS VILLAGE/ WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Baker, James
Baker, Peter
Barnard, George
Boreham, Leslie
Brock, Charles
Brock, Herbert
Capper, Thompson
Chadwick, Percy
Channell, Alec
Chapman, Douglas
See details for all 40 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 33
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 33
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 7
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 7
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • Rayne 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
History
2010: Recently been renovated. 2 names to be added to the WWII names and a spelling mistake to be fixed.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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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