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Memorial details

Memorial type
Allegory (eg: Victory)
District
Tendring
Town
Clacton-on-Sea
County
Essex
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Second World War - civilians
Maker
CHARLES HARTNELL
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
22697
Current location

The memorial is located near to Pier Gap.
Clacton-on-Sea Garden of Remembrance
Marine Parade West
Clacton-on-Sea
Tendring
Essex
CO15 1RH
England

OS Grid Ref: TM 17604 14522
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
TWO-STEPPED BASE SURMOUNTED BY DOUBLE PLINTH AND BRONZE WINGED FIGURE OF VICTORY. DEDICATORY INSCRIPTION CARVED ONTO THE 6 O'CLOCK FACE OF THE PLINTH IN BLACK LETTERING. NAMES IN RELIEF ON BRONZE PLAQUES ON TWO SIDES OF THE PLINTH. VICTORY HOLDS A WREATH IN ONE HAND AND A BRANCH IN THE OTHER.
Inscription
6 O'CLOCK FACE: 1914 - 1918 / 1939 - 1945 / TO THE GLORIOUS MEMORY OF / THOSE BRAVE MEN OF CLACTON / WHO SACRIFICED THEIR LIVES / IN THE GREAT WAR / AND THE SECOND WORLD WAR 12 O'CLOCK FACE: 1914 - 1918 / (NAMES) 9 O'CLOCK FACE: 1939 - 1945 / SERVICE / (NAMES) / CIVILIANS / (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Abbott, V
Aldous, S
Allen, R
Almond, O E
Aney, W R
Armstead, S J
Armstrong, D
Atkins, O C
Baker, J H D
Bareham, F C
See details for all 214 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 216
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 216
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 165
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 165
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 21
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 21
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Plinth
    Measurements: depth 4280MM, height C 7000MM, width 4280MM
    Materials: Granite - Cornish
  • Plaques
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Figure
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
  • Clacton-on-Sea War Memorial
  • 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
Costs

Site: C £2180

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Carter Postcard Collection

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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