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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Tendring
Town
Little Bentley
County
Essex
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
22886
Current location

St Mary's Church
Church Road
Little Bentley
Tendring
Essex
CO7 8SE
England

OS Grid Ref: TM 12264 24938
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
NOWY-HEADED WHITE MARBLE TABLET ON BLACK MARBLE MOUNT. INCISED BLACK LETTERING. CROSS CARVED AT TOP CENTRE.
Inscription
+/TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN MEMORY OF/ (names)/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR KING AND COUNTRY DURING THE/ GREAT WAR, 1914-1918/ 1939-1945/ (name)/ GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS/ THIS TABLET WAS ERECTED BY PUBLIC SUBSCRIPTION IN THE PARISH OF LITTLE BENTLEY.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bird, Frederick G
Buckle, Robert D
Everson, Harry H S
Everson, Percy
Everson, Stanley
Haken, William C
Keeble, Robert W
London, William J
Rycraft, Henry J
Southgate, James
See details for all 12 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 11
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 11
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - White
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - Black
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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