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Memorial details

Memorial type
Composite
District
Forest Heath
Town
Mildenhall
County
Suffolk
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Unknown (Don't use sculptor's information) (Sculptor)
Messrs H. G. Neville, Mildenhall (Builder)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 24 October 1920
    Attended by: Major E. Pearson
  • Dedicated
    Date: 24 October 1920
    Attended by: Reverend H. R. Wilkinson
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
4565
Current location

Junction of Kingsway and Kind Street
Kingsway
Mildenhall
Forest Heath
Suffolk
IP28 7ES
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 71179 74750
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Figure of soldier on square column on three steps on stepped-base. Surrounded by eight stone pillars linked by chains.
Inscription
6:00- TO / THE GLORY OF GOD / AND IN GRATEFUL MEMORY / OF THE MEN AND WOMEN / OF THIS PARISH / WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES / IN THE / TWO WORLD WARS / 1914 - 1918 / 1939 - 1945 / THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE 9:00- 1914 - 1918 / (Names) 3:00- 1914 - 1918 / (Names) 12:00- 1939 - 1945 / (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Abrey, H W
Abrey, J M
Adams, D
Alecock, D
Aves, B
Aves, L
Baker, W
Balls, F J
Balls, J
Bassett, S
See details for all 112 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 86
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 86
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 36
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 36
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: depth 2184.4mm, height 4876.8mm, width 2184.4mm
    Materials: Stone - Portland
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Site: £350

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Carter Postcard Collection
  • Account of unveiling: Bury Free Press, 30th October 1920

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