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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Babergh
Town
Raydon
County
Suffolk
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945), First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
Messrs L J Watts Ltd (Builder)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1st August 1920
    Attended by: Rev J Masham, Rector of Raydon
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
4475

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Current location

St Mary's Church
The Street
Raydon
Babergh
Suffolk
IP7 5LH
England

OS Grid Ref: TM 04933 38618
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Celtic cross on a stepped block with inscriptions on marble tablets.
Inscription
6 o'clock face: THESE MEN FELL FIGHTING/ FOR THEIR COUNTRY/ 1914-1918/ (Names)/ "THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE" 3 o'clock face: THESE MEN/ ALSO FELL FIGHTING/ FOR THEIR COUNTRY/ IN THE / SECOND WORLD WAR/ 1939-1945/ (Names)/ "THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR / EVERMORE"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Archer, Richard
Brooke, Roger Newson
Carwell, Frederick
Chiswell, Leslie
Crisp, John
Edwards, George
Hirst, S T Robert
Holmes, Edward Elijah
Hopes, Jack
Lawrence, Benjamin
See details for all 20 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 15
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 15
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 5
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 5
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname
Components
  • Tablets
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
  • Cross
    Measurements: height 1630mm, width 180-640mm
    Materials: Stone - Local
  • Base
    Measurements: depth 500-650mm, height 640mm, width 500-650mm
    Materials: Stone - Local
  • Steps
    Measurements: depth 840-1560mm, height 730mm, width 840-1560mm
    Materials: Stone - Local
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
PCC
Reference
  • East Anglian Daily Times, 2 August 1920

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