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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Rochford
Town
Hawkwell
County
Essex
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 14 December 1919
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
22722
Current location

St Mary's Church
Rectory Road
Hawkwell
Rochford
Essex
SS5 4JZ
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 86028 91862
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Marble Tablet with incised lettering
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ THIS TABLET WAS ERECTED BY THE PARISHIONERS/ IN MEMORY OF THE MEN WHO FELL IN THE CAUSE/ OF THEIR COUNTRY DURING THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1919/ (NAMES)/ "GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS, THAT/ A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS."/ R.I.P.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allen, John
Baker, William
Bundick, Benjamin
Croft, William
Flavell, Thomas
Hymas, Leonard
Speller, John
See details for all 7 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 7
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 7
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Backboard
    Measurements: height C 33 IN, width C 28 IN
    Materials: Marble - Black
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - White
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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