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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Babergh
Town
Hitcham
County
Suffolk
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945), First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
Messrs L J Watts LTD of Ipswich
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 16 May 1920
    Attended by: Sir Courtenay Warner
  • Dedicated
    Date: 16 May 1920
    Attended by: Ven G Hodges, Archdeacon of Sudbury
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
4440
Current location

All Saints Church
Church Lane
Hitcham
Babergh
Suffolk
IP7 7NN
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 98450 51101
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
White marble tablet on dark grey marble backboard. Nowy headed with wreath under first line of inscription. Additional white marble tablet positioned below commemorating the Second World War. Inscription in black lettering.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ IN HONOURED MEMORY OF/ THE MEN OF THIS PARISH/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE/ GREAT WAR 1914-1918/ (Names)/ "Greater love hath no man than this/ that a man lay down his life for his friends." THIS FURTHER TABLET WAS ERECTED IN PROUD MEMORY/ OF THE MEN WHO FELL IN THE WORLD WAR 1939-1945/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Arbon, Sidney J
Barton, Sidney A
Barton, Stanley A R
Bolton, Charles J
Brett, Frederick
Brown, Victor M
Cobbold, Edgar F W
Cobbold, Harry
Cobbold, Robert H W
Crick, Frederick D R
See details for all 32 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 7
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 7
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Surname, forename
    Order of information: Alphabetically
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 25
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 25
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Forename, surname
    Order of information: Alphabetically
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height 1778 mm, width 1016 mm
    Materials: Marble - White
Listing information
  • CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS
  • Grade I
  • 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
Costs

Site: £50

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Responsibility
Hitcham PCC
Reference
  • East Anglian Daily Times, 19 May 1920 - account of unveiling

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