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Memorial details

Memorial type
Shelter
District
Maldon
Town
Althorne
County
Essex
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
W Savage Cooper (Designer)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
22474
Current location

Junction of Main Road and Station Road
Althorne
Maldon
Essex
CM3 6DB
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 90605 98750
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Public shelter with seating. Dedicatory plaque set above the seat backs. Tiled roof overall. WW2 Names added on a seperate plaque under the main plaque. Carved wreath and laurel branches above the names which are flanked by the outline of a battlemented wall.
Inscription
ALTHORNE ALSO SENT FORTH MEN TO FIGHT THAT YE MIGHT INHERIT FREEDOM AND PEACE WITH VICTORY HONOUR THEREFORE THOSE WHO DIED UNTO THIS END Plaque: 1914 - 1919/ THEY WERE A WALL UNTO US/ BOTH BY DAY AND NIGHT/ (Names) Plaque: 1939 - 1945/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Aldous, E J W
Bourne, J H
Burge, L O
Burge, P G
Chapman, C L
Clarke, J R
Cole, J
Gosling, G E
Halls, C E
Harvey, W
See details for all 20 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 18
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 18
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Shelter
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
  • Roof
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Terracotta
  • Seat
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
  • Second World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Chelmsford Chronicle 5 / 16 Jul 1926 Fine Effort by Voluntary Labour. Re: construction and dedication.

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