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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
Epping Forest
Town
High Ongar
County
Essex
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 26 July 1921
    Attended by: COL SEYMOUR GOLDING DSO
  • Dedicated
    Date: 26 July 1921
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
22449
Current location

St Marys Church
The Street
High Ongar
Epping Forest
Essex
CM5 9NQ
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 56526 03769
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Obelisk of rough-hewn stone surmounting two-tiered square plinth. Plinth stands on three-stepped base. Sword incised into front face.
Inscription
TO OUR GLORIOUS DEAD/ 1914-1918/ (Names)/ 1939-1945/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Argent, J E
Bush, S J
Clark, H
Cook, L W
Crane, J
Donovan, A F
Donovan, T A
Farr, J
Fincham, P
Fogg, S S
See details for all 35 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 35
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 35
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,regiment,decorations
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 11
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 11
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,regiment
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: depth C 1250MM, height C 3000MM, width C 1250MM
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Essex Chronicle 1 July 1921

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