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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Tendring
Town
Little Oakley
County
Essex
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Unknown
Ceremony
  • Placed
    Date: 11 December 2004
    Attended by:
  • Dedicated
    Date: 21 March 1920
  • Placed
    Date: 8 November1981
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
22883

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Current location

Little Oakley Memorial Hall
Lodge Road
Little Oakley
Tendring
Essex
CO12 5EB
England

OS Grid Ref: TM 222 296
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Methodist Chapel (Closed)
    B1414
    Little Oakley
    Tendring
    Essex
    CO12 3DP
    England

    OS Grid Ref: TM 261 326
    Denomination: Methodist
  • Little Oakley Parish Church (Closed)
    Little Oakley
    Tendring
    Essex
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
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Description
BASE SURMOUNTED BY ROUGH HEWN TAPERED PLINTH, SHAFT AND SQUARE WHEEL CROSS. INSCRIPTION ON TWO SIDES OF THE PLINTH IN BLACK LETTERING.
Inscription
West face: TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN MEMORY OF THE FOLLOWING/ MEN OF THIS PARISH WHO FELL/ SERVING THEIR COUNTRY DURING THE/ GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918/ (Names) East face: SECOND WORLD WAR 1939 - 1945/ (Names)/ 1946/ (Name) At base, plaque: LT. OAKLEY WAR MEMORIAL/ DEDICATED AT LITTLE OAKLEY CHURCH ON 21st MARCH 1920/ RE-SITED TO LT. OAKLEY METHODIST CHAPEL/ 8th NOVEMBER 1981/ FINALY RE-SITED AT THE LT. OAKLEY MEMORIAL HALL/ 11th NOVEMBER 2004.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allen, Ernest
Allen, Leonard
Baldry, James
Barrel, Leonard
Bull, Bertie
Doleman, James
Everson, George
Hutley, Richard
Kettle, George
Lord, Arthur
See details for all 13 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 8
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 8
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename
    Order of information: surname THEN forename
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 4
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 4
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename
    Order of information: surname
  • Unknown
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 860MM, height 2150MM, width 860MM
    Materials: Granite
  • Plinth
    Measurements: height 650mm, width 700mm
    Materials: Granite
  • Base
    Measurements: depth 700mm, height 100mm, width 860mm
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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