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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Brentwood
Town
Shenfield
County
Essex
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
45568
Current location

St. Mary the Virgin Church
Hall Lane
Shenfield
Brentwood
Essex
CM15 9AL
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 60555 95128
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Wooden board with a nowy head on which is a cross surrounded by carved flowers. The lettering is in relief with carving down each side and supporting brackets below.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THOSE/ OF THIS PARISH WHO FOR GOD, FOR/ THEIR COUNTRY, FOR US, AND FOR THE/ WHOLE WORLD GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE/ GREAT WAR 1914/ (Names)/ "MAKE THEM TO BE NUMBERED WITH THE SAINTS IN GLORY EVERLASTING"/ "ALL THAT WE GAVE/ FREELY SURRENDERED ALL/ THAT YOU IN PEACE MIGHT LIVE/ IN TRENCH AND FIELD IN MANY SEAS WE DIE/ WE WHO IN DYING SHALL NOT EVER DIE/ IF ONLY YOU IN HONOUR OF THE SLAIN/ SHALL SURELY SEE WE DID NOT DIE IN VAIN./ TO YOU WITH FAILING HAND WE THROW/ THE TORCH BE YOURS TO HOLD IT HIGH."
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Agustina, F E
Aldous, E J W
Anger, A E
Bassam, P E
Bates, Elsie M
Bittles, L V
Bright, H
Burton, J
Clark, A
Cole, G
See details for all 45 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 45
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 45
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, rank, regiment
    Order of information: Alphabetical by surname
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: height 1900mm, width 900mm
    Materials: Wood
  • Hall
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
St. Mary the Virgin Church

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