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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Babergh
Town
Long Melford
County
Suffolk
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
F J Lindley (Mason)
MR F D Howard (Architect)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 12-11-1950
    Attended by: Undefined
  • Unveiled
    Date: 10 Oct 1920
    Attended by: Maj-Gen Sir C D Shute KCB, KCMG
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
4462
Current location

Holy Trinity Church
Church Walk
Long Melford
Babergh
Suffolk
CO10 9DL
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 86505 46761
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Floriated cross on on an octagonal block, standing on three-stepped octagonal base.
Inscription
(Names on all faces of top and middle steps)/ TO COMMEMORATE THOSE WHO HAVE PASSED OUT OF THE SIGHT OF MEN BY THE PATH OF DUTY AND SELF-SACRIFICE 1914-1919. LET THOSE WHO COME AFTER SEE TO IT THAT THEIR NAMES BE NOT FORGOTTEN.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Albon, B W
Albon, E J
Allen, W C
Allen, W G
Ambrose, G
Andrews, L C V
Andrews, Lr
Barnes, Rh
Beales, E J
Belsham, H
See details for all 108 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 96
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 96
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename
    Order of information: Surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 12
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 12
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname
    Order of information: Surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 23164 mm, height 4572 mm, width 23164 mm
    Materials: Stone - Clipsham
Listing information
  • Long Melford War Memorial
  • 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
Crumbling and Second World War inscription mostly missing. In September & October the memorial was surrounded with scaffolding and tarpaulins. It was having a deep clean, parts of the crumbling structure were repaired and all the names, commemoration etc. was re-painted.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Parish Council

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