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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cairn
District
Uttlesford
Town
Henham
County
Essex
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
MESSRS J DAY AND SON
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 6th March 1921
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
  • Dedicated
    Date: 6th March 1921
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
22884
Current location

VILLAGE GREEN
Henham
Uttlesford
Essex
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 546 285
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
IRREGULAR SHAPED MONOLITH BUILT OF WORKED STONE BLOCKS, WITH INSET MARBLE TABLET BEARING NAMES. SURROUNDED BY RAILINGS.
Inscription
ERECTED/ BY THE PARISHIONERS/ IN EVERLASTING MEMORY/ OF THE MEN/ OF HENHAM/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ IN THE DEFENCE/ OF THIS COUNTRY/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ A.D. 1914 - 1918/ (NAMES)/ 1939 - 1945/ (NAME)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bentley, W
Brand, W
Camp, F
Dennison, A J
Dixon, J
Heard, B C
Ingold, H
Johnson, W
King, F
Smith, C
See details for all 15 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 15
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 15
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: depth 76mm, height c.2100mm, width 84mm
    Materials: Granite
  • Plaques / Panels with names
    Measurements: height 95mm, width 38mm
    Materials: Marble - Sicilian
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Memorial: £100

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Reference
  • Carter Postcard Collection
  • Essex Countryside V14 No 116 (Sept 1966)
  • Herts and Essex Observer 12 March 1921

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