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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Forest Heath
Town
Newmarket
County
Suffolk
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 17 June 1920
    Attended by: Rev E. Awdry Gray, Rector of Lidgate and Rural Dean of Newmarket
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
4543
Current location

St Martin's Church
Ducks Lane
Newmarket
Forest Heath
Suffolk
CB8 7EH
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 62143 65514
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Brass plaque with a Latin cross patonce at top of inscription.
Inscription
TO THE HONOURED MEMORY/ OF THE MEN OF THIS PARISH/ WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES/ TO THEIR COUNTRY IN THE/ GREAT WAR 1914-1918/ (Names)/ DULCE ET DECORUM EST PRO PATRIA MOR
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ashby, George
Baird, Carol
Benstead, Frank
Bond, William
Bradley, Walter
Brown, Frederick K
Brown, Norris
Brown, Thomas
Butcher, Sidney
Carter, Oliver
See details for all 76 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 76
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 76
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 1050mm, width 760mm
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
  • CHURCH OF ST MARTIN
  • Grade I
  • 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
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
PCC
Reference
  • Newmarket Journal, 22 June 1920
  • "Our Exning heroes: being a short account of the men in the parish of Exning who made the supreme sacrifice during the great war."; Pub. 1919. Lists 86 dead with biographies.

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