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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Southend On Sea
Town
Prittlewell
County
Essex
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 16th December 1922
    Attended by: BRIG GEN J T WIGAN CB CMG DSO MP
  • Dedicated
    Date: 16th December 1922
    Attended by: Bishop of Chelmsford
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
22628
Current location

JUNCTION OF VICTORIA AVENUE AND EAST ST
ST MARY THE VIRGIN CHURCH
Victoria Ave
Prittlewell
Southend On Sea
Essex
SS2
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 877 868
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
TALL FLORIATED CROSS ON SQUARE PLINTH AND OCTAGONAL STEPPED BASE
Inscription
(6 O'CLOCK) TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN THANK COM-/ MEMORATION OF THE MEN/ OF PRITTLEWELL WHO/ LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES/ IN THE GREAT WAR (9 O'CLOCK) 1914 - 1919/ 1939 - 1945 (12 O'CLOCK) ONE CROWDED HOUR/ OF GLORIOUS LIFE IS/ WORTH AN AGE WITH-/ OUT A NAME./ THEIR NAME LIVETH/ FOR EVERMORE (3 O'CLOCK) THEIR NAMES ARE/ RECORDED IN THE PORCH/ OF THIS CHURCH
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Abbott, W
Anderson, E E
Anderson, W A
Anderson, W C
Axcell, A E
Bacon, P W
Bacon, T
Baker, A
Baker, T
Banwell, J
See details for all 212 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height 4000MM
    Materials: Stone - Kentish Ragstone
  • Base
    Measurements: height 910MM, width 910MM
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
ST MARYS CHURCH

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