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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Tendring
Town
Beaumont Cum Moze
County
Essex
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Second World War - civilians
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 21 September 1919
    Attended by: GENERAL THE LORD BYNG OF VIMY
  • Dedicated
    Date: 21 September 1919
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
22575
Current location

St Leonard and St Mary Church
Church Lane
Beaumont Cum Moze
Tendring
Essex
CO16 0AZ
England

OS Grid Ref: TM 18016 24649
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
TRIANGULAR-HEADED MARBLE TABLET WITH INSCRIPTION IN BLACK AND RED LETTERING INSET INTO THE TABLET. MEMORIAL WINDOW DEPICTS A KNIGHT IN FULL ARMOUR. KNIGHT KNEELS BEFORE THE CRUCIFIED CHRIST WITH THE CITY WALLS OF JERUSALEM IN THE BACKGROUND. CROSS CARVED AT THE TOP OF THE TABLET
Inscription
+/TO THE GLORY OF GOD / AND IN PROUD AND HONOURED / MEMORY OF THE BEAUMONT MEN / WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1919. / (names) / "THEY GAVE THEIR LIVES THAT ENGLAND'S SOUL SHOUL LIVE." / THIS TABLET AND THE CENTRE LIGHT OF THE EAST WINDOW / ARE ERECTED BY PARISHIONERS AND FRIENDS. / AND THOSE / WHO FELL IN THE WORLD WAR 1939 - 1945 / (names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Cutting, Alfred
Cutting, Ernest
Cutting, West
Fisher, Albert
Mayhew, George
Mills, Albert
Rawlings, Tom
Richardsson, Stanley
Rosier, Albert
Smith, Donald
See details for all 11 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 9
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 9
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, rank, date of death, regiment, forename, manner of death
    Order of information: date of death
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, rank, regiment, forename
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename, manner of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - White
  • Window
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stained Glass
Listing information
  • PARISH CHURCH OF ST LEONARD
  • 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

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