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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), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
22791
Current location

Prittlewell Priory Refectory
Prittlewell Park
Victoria Avenue
Prittlewell
Southend On Sea
Essex
SS99 1EA
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 87644 87344
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
DARK STAINED RECTANGULAR WOOD FRAME, NAMES VIEWED THROUGH 8 GLASS WINDOWS, FOUR FOR EACH WAR. EACH WINDOW HAS FOUR COLUMNS. REGIMENTS ONLY GIVEN FOR MEN WITH IDENTICAL NAMES. CARVED AND FRETTED WOODEN EMBELLISHMENT ON EACH SHOULDER. FRAME CARVED WITH REPEATING VINE LEAF AND FRUIT DESIGN. CENTRE TOP IS SOUTHEND ON SEA COUNTY BOROUGH SHIELD INCLUDING MONK AND FISHERMAN 'SUPPORTERS'.
Inscription
IN/ HONOURED MEMORY/ OF THE MEN/ OF SOUTHEND-ON-SEA/ WHO LAID DOWN THEIR/ LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR/ (NAMES)/ AND THE MEN AND WOMEN WHO FELL IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR/ (NAMES)/ THIS TABLET. THE CENOTAPH ON THE CLIFFS. AND THE GARDEN OF/ REMEMBRANCE. CHALKWELL PARK. WERE PROVIDED BY GRATEFUL RESIDENTS
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Abbott, George
Abbott, William
Ablin, Charles W
Abrey, James
Acker, Harry
Acres, Stanley
Adams, Alfred T
Adams, Fred
Adamson, Ernest G
Ager, Albert J
See details for all 1352 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1354
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1354
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,regiment,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 635
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 635
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,regiment,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: height 8FT, width 6FT
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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