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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
Thurrock
Town
North Stifford
County
Essex
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
MESSRS W AND E WILKS
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
22634
Current location

ST MARY THE VIRGIN CHURCH
North Stifford
Thurrock
Essex
RM16 5UE
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 605 804
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
POLISHED RED GRANITE OBELISK MOUNTED ON SQUARE THREE-TIERED PLINTH. TOP TIER BEARS INSCIPTION AND NAMES.
Inscription
6 o'clock face: TO THE MEN OF STIFFORD WHOM THIS MONUMENT COMMEMORATES WERE AMONG THOSE WHO AT THE CALL OF KING AND COUNTRY, FOR SERVICE IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918, LEFT ALL THAT WAS DEAR TO THEM AND PASSED AWAY BY THE PATH OF SELF SACRIFICE./ LET THOSE WHO COME AFTER THEM SEE TO IT THAT THEIR NAMES ARE NOT FORGOTTEN 3 o'clock face: (Names)/ OTHERS WE DOUBT NOT, IF NOT WE/ THE ISSUE OF THEIR TOIL SHALL SEE;/ AND CHILDREN GATHER AS THEIR OWN,/ THE HARVEST THAT THE DEAD HAVE SOWN. 12 o'clock face: (Names) 9 o'clock face: (Names)/ W. AND E. WILKS, GRAVESEND
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bloomfield, John
Bransden, Harold
Bushell, Alfred
Clack, William
Clayden, James
Crabb, Alfred
Crabb, Arthur
Crow, Albert
Crow, Albert
Ellmore, Alfred
See details for all 30 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 31
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 31
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: depth C 1000MM, height C 4500MM, width C 1000MM
    Materials: Granite - Red
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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