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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Babergh
Town
Hintlesham
County
Suffolk
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945), First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
Mr Charles Mee of Sproughton
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 13 June 1920
    Attended by: Sir Gerald Ryan
  • Dedicated
    Date: 13 June 1920
    Attended by: Bishop of St Edmundsbury and Ipswich
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
4439
Current location

St Nicholas Church
George Street
Hintlesham
Babergh
Suffolk
IP8 3NH
England

OS Grid Ref: TM 08752 43441
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Celtic cross atop a round column, plinth, and four stepped base. Inscription on plinth in black lettering.
Inscription
6 o'clock face: TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN LOVING MEMORY OF/ THE MEN OF HINTLESHAM/ WHOSE LIVES WERE LAID DOWN FOR US/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1918/ 1939-1945/ THEIR NAMES INSCRIBED HEREON SHALL LIVE FOR EVER/ IN HOPE OF A GLORIOUS RESURRECTION 9 and 3 o'clock faces: (Names) 12 o'clock face: 1939-1945/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Baalham, Frederick C
Chaplin, Charles
Coe, Frederick G
Cuthbert, Frederick
Dale, Ronald G
Ellis, Percy
Game, Albert
Gant, Horace
Gant, Jack S
Gant, Ronald
See details for all 32 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 10
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 10
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Forename, surname
    Order of information: No order
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 24
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 24
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Forename, surname
    Order of information: Alphabetically
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height 3962 mm
    Materials: Granite - Aberdeen
  • Base
    Measurements: depth 1371 mm, width 1371 mm
    Materials: Stone - York
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite - Aberdeen
Listing information
Condition
History
Two letters missing on 6 o'clock face.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • East Anglian Daily Times, 14 June 1920 - account of unveiling

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