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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Babergh
Town
Bildeston
County
Suffolk
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Mr B A Hatcher Ariba (Architect)
Messers L J Watts LTD (Mason)
Mr E E Saunders of Ipswich (Mason)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 20 February 1921
    Attended by: Undefined
  • Dedicated
    Date: 20 February 1921
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
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Lost
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4389

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Current location

St Mary Magdalene
Church Road
Bildeston
Babergh
Suffolk
IP7 7SA
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 98568 49205
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
WW1 tablet with ornate pediment attached to a backboard. There are pillars each side and two supporting corbels. There is a latin cross on the pediment above and the lettering is in black.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ IN HONOURED MEMORY OF THE MEN OF THIS PARISH/ WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918/ (Names)/ "THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE".
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bantock, Arthur
Brooks, Cecil
Chinery, Harry
Emerson, Frank
Fisher, Albert
Hardwick, George
Keeble, Lawrence
Knock, Walter
Mcclenaghan, Bryant
Mcclenaghan, Mayo
See details for all 17 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 17
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 17
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 4
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 4
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height 889 mm, width 1092 mm
    Materials: Marble - White
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
PCC
Reference
  • East Anglian Daily Times, 23 FEB 1921

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