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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Babergh
Town
Shotley
County
Suffolk
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Second World War - civilians
Maker
Mr E E Saunders of Ipswich (Letter cutter / Engraver)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 30 November 1919
    Attended by: Brig Gen S E Massy Lloyd
  • Rededicated
    Date: 1951
    Attended by: Unknown
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
4477

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Current location

St Mary the Virgin Church
North House
Shotley
Babergh
Suffolk
IP9 1ER
England

OS Grid Ref: TM 23703 36025
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Rectangular marble tablet with green marble frame on an alabaster background. On the top is a cornice and a circle with IHS inscribed. Below, connected to the first tablet, is another rectangular tablet (WW2) with alabaster border and a shield in relief beneath it.
Inscription
THIS TABLET IS ERECTED IN / GRATEFUL AND AFFECTIONATE REMEMBRANCE / OF THE FOLLOWING PARISHIONERS / WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES / IN THE GREAT WAR / A.D. 1914-18 / (Names)/ ALSO OF THOSE WHO LOST THEIR LIVES IN 1939-1945/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Abrahams
Armner, Arthur
Ball
Bear, Frank C
Bear, Oliver H
Bowers, Harry
Clarke, Frank
Clarke, James
Coulsen, Stanley G
Cresswell, Fred J
See details for all 37 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 25
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 25
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename, regiment, age
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 11
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 11
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height 1524mm, width 584mm
    Materials: Marble
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Alabaster
Listing information
  • CHURCH OF ST MARY
  • 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
Costs

Site: £16 (FWW)
Memorial: £50 (SWW)

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
PCC
Reference
  • East Anglian Daily Times, 3 DEC 1919

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