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Memorial details

Memorial type
Pillar / Column
District
Forest Heath
Town
Kenny Hill
County
Suffolk
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
MESSRS H G NEVILLE & SON (Mason)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 14th. August 1919
    Attended by: Private J. Greenacre;
  • Rededicated
    Date: Nov. 1991
    Attended by: Reverend David Gardner;
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
4570
Current location

North of car park,
New Testament Baptist Church
Littleport Road
Kenny Hill
Forest Heath
Suffolk
IP28 8DT
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 66752 79943
Denomination: Baptist

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Previous locations
  • St. James' Church
    Littleport Road
    Kenny Hill
    Forest Heath
    Suffolk
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Three-stepped square base surmounted by a square sectioned, stop-chamfer edged column, capital and capped urn at the top. Mid step includes a bevelled upper face and top step includes a moulded upper face. Incised inscription and names on three side faces of column. Text infilled with black paint.
Inscription
THIS MEMORIAL / WAS ERECTED IN / GRATEFUL MEMORY / OF THE MEN OF / KENNY HILL AND / BURNT FEN, / WHO GAVE THEIR / LIVES FOR KING / AND COUNTRY, / IN DEFENCE OF / LIBERTY AND / JUSTICE / IN THE / GREAT WAR, / 1914 -1919. 9 o'clock face : SUFFOLK REGT. / PRIVATES, / (10 NAMES) 3 o'clock face : R.G.A, / (2 NAMES) / MIDDLESEX, / (2 NAMES) / SHERWD. FORSRS. / (1 NAME) / BEDFORDS, / (1 NAME) / K.R.R, / (1 NAME)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bullman, Benjamin
Butcher, Albert
Butcher, Henry
Carpenter, Arthur
Clements, John Wm.
Gipp, Alfred
Greenacre, Francis
Halls, Reginald
Hensby, Alfred
Leonard, George
See details for all 17 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 17
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 17
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Regiment, rank, forename, surname, battalion
    Order of information: Regiment
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - Sicilian
  • Base
    Measurements: depth 787 mm, width 787 mm
    Materials: Marble - Sicilian
  • Column
    Measurements: height 2438 mm
    Materials: Marble - Sicilian
Listing information
Condition
History
1991 : Cleaned and repaired before removal and re-dedication.
Costs

Site: £150

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public

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