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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Rochford
Town
Hockley
County
Essex
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Rededicated
    Date: 11 November 1999
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
22737
Current location

1
Royal British Legion Hall
White Hart Lane
Hockley
Rochford
Essex
SS5 4DQ
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 84623 92387
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
THREE TABLETS SET INTO NICHE OF EXTERNAL WALL.
Inscription
CENTRAL WHITE STONE TABLET: TO THE MEMORY/ OF THE/ MEN AND WOMEN/ OF/ HOCKLEY & DISTRICT/ WHO MADE THE/ SUPREME SACRIFICE/ 1914-1918 & 1939-1945/ THEY SHALL NOT GROW (SIC) OLD/ AS WE THAT ARE LEFT GROW OLD./ AGE SHALL NOT WEARY THEM,/ NOR THE YEARS CONDEMN./ AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN,/ AND IN THE MORNING/ WE WILL REMEMBER THEM LEFT HAND MEMORIAL TABLET: IN HONOUR OF/ ALL WHO DIED/ FOR FREEDOM IN THE/ FIRST WORLD WAR/ AMONGST WHOM WERE/ THESE MEN FROM/ HOCKLEY & HAWKWELL PARISHES/ (NAMES) RIGHT HAND MEMORIAL TABLET: IN HONOUR OF/ ALL WHO DIED/ FOR FREEDOM IN THE/ SECOND WORLD WAR/ AMONGST WHOM WERE/ THESE MEN FROM HOCKLEY & HAWKWELL PARISHES/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allen, John Charles
Baker, Thomas Sidney
Baker, William
Baldry, Garnet Stanley Montague
Baynes, Ben Arthur
Bewers, Henry Robert
Breewood, Thomas
Bright, Arthur
Brown, Albert Henry
Brown, Herbert Edward Holding
See details for all 50 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 50
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 50
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 34
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 34
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Tablets
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - Black
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
History
ADDITIONAL MARBLE TABLETS ADDED IN 1999
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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