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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Colchester
Town
Langham
County
Essex
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
22395
Current location

St Mary's Church
Langham
Colchester
Essex
CO4 5PS
England

OS Grid Ref: TM 03429 33678
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Two boards of light figured oak, upper one for WW1 and lower one for WW2. Upper board is nowy-headed with carved inscription flanked by carved columns. Carved cross in centre above inscription. Lower board is rectangular with carved inscription. Carved leaves flank cross to left of inscription.
Inscription
Upper board:+/ PRO PATRIA / IN MEMORY OF / THE MEN OF THIS PARISH / WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN / THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918 / (Names) / "THEIR NAME LIVETH" Lower board: REMEMBER ALSO WITH / GRATITUDE THE MEN OF LANGHAM / WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE / SECOND GREAT WAR 1939 - 1945 / (Names) /Fidelis ad Mortem
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Arnold, H J
Balfour, A S
Barrell, C
Beardwell, H
Brown, A J
Brown, F E
Dines, E
Goodridge, A
Green, J
Greenall, P
See details for all 25 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 20
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 20
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname THEN forename
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 5
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 5
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initial of forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: height 970mm, width 600mm
    Materials: Wood - Oak
  • Second World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
History
2011: Discussions held about possible refurbishment.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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