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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Babergh
Town
Bentley
County
Suffolk
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Mr E E Saunders of Ipswich (Builder)
Mr H Munro Cautley (Unknown)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 27 November 1921
    Attended by: Colonel C Carnegy
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
4384
Current location

Station Road
Bentley
Babergh
Suffolk
IP9 2BP
England

OS Grid Ref: TM 11335 36909
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Botonne cross set on a tapering shaft, plinth, and octagonal base. The inscription is on the faces of the plinth in black lettering.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN THANKFUL/ REMEMBRANCE OF THE/ MEN OF BENTLEY/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ FOR US IN/THE /GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918/ (Names)/ 1939 - 1945/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bilner, George
Braybrook, Percy
Bullard, Herbert
Clark, William
Coleman, William
Keeble, Cyril
Lloyd, George
Peacock, Frederick
Pickess, Frederick
Richardson, Arthur
See details for all 16 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 16
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 16
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 7
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 7
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 990 mm, height 4572 mm, width 990 mm
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • Bentley 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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