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Memorial details

Memorial type
Pillar / Column
District
Forest Heath
Town
Herringswell
County
Suffolk
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Messrs H G Neville & Son (Builder)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 31 July 1920
    Attended by: Rev W Manning
  • Dedicated
    Date: 31 July 1920
    Attended by: Rev W Manning, Vicar of Chipping Barnet
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
4549
Current location

Grass triangle at the road junction at the entrance to the village
The Street
Herringswell
Forest Heath
Suffolk
IP28 6ST
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 71615 70017
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Rough granite obelisk on a rough hewn base. One flat panel holds the inscription. Surrounded by low wooden white-painted posts connected through metal chains.
Inscription
THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1918/ IN HONOURED MEMORY OF/ (Names)/ "LIVE THOU FOR ENGLAND/ WE FOR ENGLAND DIED"/ ALSO/ (Name)/ 1939-1945/ (Names)/ MAN'S INHUMANITY TO MAN/ MAKES COUNTLESS THOUSANDS/ MOURN
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Addison, Harry
Ballance, Leslie A
Davies, Mostyn L
Frost, Edwin
Goodwin, Arundel E O
Horrex, George D A
Hunt, Alfred
Murton, Orlando
Nunn, Henry
Scott, Charles
See details for all 11 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 9
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 9
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename, rank
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename, rank, decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Pillar
    Measurements: height c2439mm
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
  • Herringswell 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
2006: Reportedly knocked over by a lorry.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
PCC
Reference

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