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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Southend On Sea
Town
Prittlewell
County
Essex
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
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
22629
Current location

JUNCTION OF VICTORIA AVE AND EAST ST IN THE PORCH
ST MARY THE VIRGIN CHURCH
Victoria Ave
Prittlewell
Southend On Sea
Essex
S22
England

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

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Description
VERY BIG ROLL OF HONOUR IN ELABORATE WOOD FRAME TOP CARVED WITH GOLD BEADING AND FILLIGREE WORK, FEATURING FOUR CARVED AND GOLD PAINTED FLOWER HEADS. NAMES HAND LETTERED IN PEN
Inscription
EAST WALL: 1914 - 1919/ REMEMBER WITH THANKSGIVING/ (NAMES)
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
Bames, C G
See details for all 225 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 225
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 225
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Frame
    Measurements: depth 4", height 3FT 7", width 4FT
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
  • CHURCH OF ST MARY
  • Grade I
  • 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
Sponsorship
Public
Reference
  • SM755

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