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Memorial details

Memorial type
Pillar / Column
District
Forest Heath
Town
Elveden
County
Suffolk
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945), First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 21 November 1921
    Attended by: Field Marshal Sir Henry Wilson, Bart, GCB DSO
  • Dedicated
    Date: 21 November 1921
    Attended by: Bishop of St Edmundsbury and Ipswich
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
4532

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Current location

Old A11 London Road
Elveden
Forest Heath
Suffolk
IP27 9BN
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 78803 77626
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • On the north side of the A11
    London Road (A11)
    Intersection of Elveden
    Eriswell and Icklingham parishes
    Forest Heath
    Suffolk
    IP27 9BN
    England

    OS Grid Ref: TL 78803 77626
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Base surmounted by pedestal and tall corinthian column and urn. Inscription is carved in relief on three sides of the pedestal. There is a door on the 4th side of the pedestal.
Inscription
6 o' clock face: HERE / WHERE THE PARISHIONERS OF / ELVEDEN, BRISWELL / AND / ICKLINGHAM / MEET, / THE INHABITANTS HAVE ERECTED / THIS MONUMENT TO THE GLORIOUS / MEMORY OF THE MEN OF THESE / VILLAGES WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES / FOR FREEDOM AND HONOUR IN / THE GREAT WAR 1914-1919. / OF ICKLINGHAM / (Names) / 1939-1945 / (Names) 9 o' clock faces: OF / BRISWELL / (Names) / 1939-1945 / (Names) 3 o' clock faces: OF / ELVEDEN / (Names) / 1939-1945 / (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Arbon, C H
Arbon, G
Arbon, W
Bowers, C
Brunning, F
Brunning, W
Burbidge, J P
Burston, R J
Carter, S
Chapman, R T
See details for all 54 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 48
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 48
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, additional
    Order of information: By Parish and then by surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 6
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 6
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, additional
    Order of information: By Parish and then by surname
Components
  • Urn
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Portland
  • Column
    Measurements: height c38710mm
    Materials: Stone - Weldon
Listing information
  • Elveden 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
Costs

Comments: The Earl of Iveagh and parishioners paid for the memorial

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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