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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Babergh
Town
Boxford
County
Suffolk
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 2 Oct 1919
    Attended by: Bishop of St Edmundsbury and Ipswich
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
4391
Current location

Located outside north door of church
Saint Mary's Church
Church St.
Boxford
Babergh
Suffolk
CO10 5DU
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 96255 40492
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Crucifix on stepped octagonal base with relief of fallen soldier on 6 o' clock face.
Inscription
GREATER/ LOVE/ HATH/ NO MAN/ THAN/ THIS/ THAT/ A MAN/ LAY/ DOWN/ HIS LIFE/ FOR HIS/ FRIENDS/ IN LOVING AND/ GRATEFUL/ MEMORY OF/ THE MEN OF THIS PARISH/ WHO FELL/ IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1919/ (Names)/ GRANT THEM O LORD REST AND PEACE AND MAY LIGHT PERPETUAL SHINE UPON THEM/ ALSO OF/ THOSE WHO/ FELL IN THE SECOND/ GREAT WAR/ 1939-1945/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
no
Names on memorial
Anderson, William
Baker, Freddie
Baker, William
Brett, Harold
Clarke, Bertie J
Clarke, Rodney C
Cobbold, Thomas W
Cuthbert, Walter H
Death, Frederick W
Eley, Walter
See details for all 45 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 38
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 38
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname
    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
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Crucifix
    Measurements: depth 914 mm, height 16FT, width 914 mm
    Materials: Stone - Portland
Listing information
  • WAR MEMORIAL IN ST MARYS CHURCHYARD
  • 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
History
2004; Applied for funding to clean and re-letter memorial.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: FRAMED SCROLL - FELL (FWW & SWW)
Responsibility
PCC

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