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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Babergh
Town
Lavenham
County
Suffolk
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
F J Lindley (Mason)
Mr Leonard Crowfoot MSA (Architect)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 19 December 1920
    Attended by: Sir Courtenay Warner
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
4448
Current location

Western wall of nave.
St Peter and St Paul Church
Potland Lane
Lavenham
Babergh
Suffolk
CO10 9QX
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 91283 49024
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Wall mounted tablet with rectangular WW2 addition below. Upper tablet has a decorative shelf with ogee protrusion and Latin cross above. "IHS" is carved below the cross, followed by names in three columns in gold lettering, with decorated border. Lower tablet has a Latin cross in the centre and two columns with names in individual recesses and black lettering. Thin raised frame around it.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND / IN MEMORY OF THOSE IN THIS / PARISH WHO GAVE THEIR / LIVES IN THE SERVICE OF / THEIR COUNTRY IN / THE GREAT WAR / 1914-1919 / (Names) / (Names) / 1939-1945
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Aldous, J F
Ambrose, James
Ambrose, John
Anderson, A E
Argent, W J
Benstead, C
Bruce, T
Butcher, E
Capon, C A
Carter, J C
See details for all 86 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 76
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 76
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, rank, regiment
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 10
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 10
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height 2438mm, width 1524mm
    Materials: Stone - Beer, Stone - Portland
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Site: £262 - 17 - 1

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Responsibility
Lavenham PCC
Reference
  • "Lavenham Remembers". Published by Lavenham Press, 2006.
  • Bury and Norwich Post, 3 June 1922
  • Bury and Norwich Post, 3 February 1922
  • Bury and Norwich Post, 23 December 1920

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