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Memorial details

Memorial type
Allegory (eg: Victory)
District
Babergh
Town
Freston
County
Suffolk
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
Frederick Rogers (Wood Carver)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 3 July 1921
    Attended by: Major General Sir Harold Goodeve Ruggles-Brise KCMG CB CVO
  • Dedicated
    Date: 3 July 1921
    Attended by: Rev Edward Neep
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
4427
Current location

Church of Freston St Peter
Freston
Babergh
Suffolk
IP9 1AB
England

OS Grid Ref: TM 17096 39504
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Oak figure of Victory on a stone base.
Inscription
6 O'clock face: IN HONOUR/ OF THE/ MEN OF THIS PARISH/ WHO FOUGHT/ AND IN/ GRATEFUL REMEMBRANCE/ OF THOSE WHO DIED/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1918 9, 12, and 3 O'clock faces: (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adams, William Ewart
Cattermole, George William
Howes, Frederick William
Jackaman, Albert Thomas
Jervis-white-jervis, Daphne Marian
Pryke, Jack
Rush, Robert William
Smith, Edward
See details for all 8 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 9
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 9
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, year of death, regiment, forename
    Order of information: No order
Components
  • Base
    Measurements: depth 950 mm, height 760 mm, width 950 mm
    Materials: Stone - Portland
  • Figure
    Measurements: height 1750 mm
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
History
In 2003 there were plans to conserve the memorial. Some time prior to 1994 cement and sand repairs were made to the base of the oak figure due to severe rotting. Additional rot is not visible elsewhere.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • East Anglian Daily Times, 4 July 1921 - account of unveiling

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