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Memorial details

Memorial type
Composite
District
Tendring
Town
Upper Dovercourt
County
Essex
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
Frederick Brook Hitch FRBS
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 16th December 1919
    Attended by: ADMIRAL CECIL HICKEY MVO
  • Dedicated
    Date: 16th December 1919
    Attended by: Bishop of London
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
22803
Current location

MARINE PARADE AND FRONKS RD
Marine Parade
Upper Dovercourt
Tendring
Essex
England

OS Grid Ref: TM 254 312
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
COLUMN WITH ARMS PROTRUDING FROM IT. BRONZE PLAQUES ON THE SIDES OF THE COLUMN. AT EACH CORNER ARE BRONZE DOLPHINS. WHOLE STANDS ON AN OCTAGONAL BASE
Inscription
NORTH EAST FACE: IHS / TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN PROUD MEMORY/ OF THE OFFICERS AND/ MEN OF THE ROYAL NAVAL/ RESERVE & ROYAL NAVAL/ VOLUNTEER RESERVE/ SERVING IN THE AUXILIARY/ PATROL & MINESWEEPERS/ AT HARWICH WHO DIED IN/ THE PERFORMANCE OF/ THEIR DUTIES THAT THE/ SEAS MIGHT BE MADE FREE/ TWILIGHT AND EVENING BELL,/ AND AFTER THAT THE DARK/ AND MAY THERE BE NO SADNESS OF FAREWELL,/ WHEN I EMBARK./ FOR THO' FROM OUT OUR BOURNE OF TIME AND PLACE/ THE FLOOD MAY BEAR ME FAR./ I HOPE TO SEE MY PILOT FACE TO FACE/ WHEN I HAVE CROSSED THE BAR./ THE BROTHER OFFICERS AND MEN OF THE HARWICH/ AUXILIARY PATROL AND MINESWEEPER SUBSCRIBED/ TO ERECT THIS MEMORIAL IN REMEMBRANCE OF THEIR/ COMRADES WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE SERVICE OF/ THEIR KING AND COUNTRY DURING THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1919 / ERECTED 1919/ REAR ADMIRAL CECIL S. HICKLEY M.V.O./ CAPTAIN THOMAS J. S. LYNE R.N. D.S.O./ PORT MINESWEEPING OFFICER SOUTH EAST, SOUTH WEST AND NORTH WEST FACES: (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Amis, J J
Angus, A
Armes, T P
Arnold, E J
Arnold, H J
Bailey, W A
Bain, W
Balls, A W
Barge, W R
Barker, A
See details for all 101 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 185
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 185
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank,year died,regiment,manner of death
    Order of information: year died,regiment,manner of death,rank
Components
  • Column
    Measurements: depth 2490MM, height C4500MM, width 2490MM
    Materials: Stone
  • Plaques
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Figures
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
  • 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
History
MAR 2005: Applied for a grant from The Wolfson Foundation and English Heritage
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Other
Reference
  • Carter Postcard Collection

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