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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Kings Lynn And West Norfolk
Town
West Winch
County
Norfolk
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
22845
Current location

PARISH CHURCH
West Winch
Kings Lynn And West Norfolk
Norfolk
England

OS Grid Ref: TF 632 158
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
TALL TAPERED CROSS ON TWO TIERED CRUCIFORM BASE DATES '1914-1918' IN CRUX OF CROSS SURROUNDED BY CARVED WREATH FROM WHICH RIBBONS HANG
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND TO THE UNDYING HONOUR/ OF THE MEN WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ (LIST OF NAMES)/ "THEIR NAME LIVESTH FOR EVERMORE"/ ECC.XI.17
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Archdale, Charles William
Barrett, William
Coward, Thomas Alban
Drew, Montague John
Frost, William Edward
Newell, Thomas John
Spaxman, James Henry
See details for all 7 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 14
    Served and returned: 7
    Died: 7
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 4
    Served and returned: 2
    Died: 2
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • West Winch 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
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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