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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Colchester
Town
Little Horkesley
County
Essex
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
MESSRS DEAVES AND SON (Builder)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 30 May 1920
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
  • Dedicated
    Date: 30 May 1920
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
22397
Current location

School Road
Little Horkesley
Colchester
Essex
CO6 4DE
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 96181 32079
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
BASE SUMOUNTED BY SQUARE PLINTH, WOODEN SHAFT AND CROSS. INSCRIPTION ON 6 O'CLOCK FACE OF THE PLINTH. WHOLE IS ENCLOSED BY IRON RAILINGS. LEAD CAP ON THE TOP OF THE CROSS
Inscription
6 O'CLOCK FACE: I.H.S. / TO THE GLORY OF GOD / AND IN MEMORY OF / THE MEN OF LITTLE HORKESLEY, / WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR / 1914 - 1918. / (names) / THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Culham, Alfred Ezekiel
Gusterson, Ernest Reginald
Howlett, Russell George
Munson, John
Potter, Daniel
Sargeant, Charles
Sargeant, William Horage
Worth, Ernest
Wyatt, Ernest
See details for all 9 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 9
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 9
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenamea
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height 2960MM, width 290MM
    Materials: Wood - Oak
  • Plinth
    Measurements: height C 900MM, width 620MM
    Materials: Stone
  • Base
    Measurements: height 350MM, width 1220MM
    Materials: Stone
  • Fence/ Railing
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wrought Iron
Listing information
  • WAR MEMORIAL TO DEAD OF 1914-18
  • 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
Reference
  • Carter Postcard Collection

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