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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Epping Forest
Town
Sheering
County
Essex
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
22515
Current location

CROSSROADS OF B183 AND CHURCH LANE
B183
Sheering
Epping Forest
Essex
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 507 139
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
STONE CROSS SET ON MULTI-TIERED BASE AT ROAD JUNCTION. NAMES AND INSCRIPTION CARVED ON BASE. SWORD CARVED INTO HEAD AND SHAFT OF CROSS
Inscription
THIS MEMORIAL IS ERECTED TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ WHO GAVE US THE VICTORY IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1918/ WORLD WAR II 1939-1945/ IN GRATEFUL MEMORY/ (NAMES)/ IN GLORIOUS MEMORY OF THE 20 MEN OF THIS PARISH/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR KING AND COUNTRY/ (NAMES)/ IN HONUR OF THE WOMEN/ WHO NURSED THE SICK AND THE WOUNDED/ (NAMES)/ IN HONOUR OF THE 120 MEN OF THE PARISH WHO JOINED HIS MAJESTY'S FORCES/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bass, Leonard
Bird, Frank
Cakebread, Jasp
Chappell, Ernest
Clanford, Tom
Fardell, Henry
Felstead, Will
Felstead, Will
Felstead, Will G
French, Albert
See details for all 20 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 20
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 20
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 5
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 5
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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