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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Babergh
Town
Assington
County
Suffolk
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
Basil Oliver ARIBA (Architect)
Joseph Armitage (Manufacturer)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: January 1920
    Attended by: Rev H F Banham
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
4323
Current location

St Edmund King & Martyr Church
The Street
Assington
Babergh
Suffolk
CO10 5LE
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 93574 38796
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Nowy headed white marble tablet Wreath Incised at the top centre of the tablet
Inscription
To the Glory of God/ and in grateful memory of the men/ of Assington who gave their lives for their country in the Great War/ 1914 - 1918/ (Names)/ Greater love hath no man than this that/ a man lay down his life for his friends//
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ambrose, William
Austin, Vernon
Baker, Charles
Bell, Edward
Bell, James
Frost, Charles
Frost, Ernest
Gentry, Oscar
Griggs, Thomas
Jakeman, Albert
See details for all 19 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 19
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 19
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname
    Order of information: surname,forename
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height 1515MM, width 855MM
    Materials: Marble - White
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Memorial: £94

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
PCC
Reference
  • War Memorials Trust WM1835 www.warmemorials.org/search-grants/?gID=57
  • British Architects (RIBA) ref U18/66 which is similar to one of the faculty drawings
  • Suffolk Record Office ref FE500/6/2/Assington/1 including 2 drawings dated 1919
  • Suffolk Free Press 7 January 1920 Account of unveiling

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