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Memorial details

Memorial type
Wall
District
Colchester
Town
West Bergholt
County
Essex
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
45741
Current location

Former Brewery Offices
Private Flats
Maltings Park Rd
West Bergholt
Colchester
Essex
CO6 3TJ
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 96760 27628
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Glazed tiles carrying inscription and names in a panel set into a low brick wall alongside pedestrian access to former Daniell and Sons, later Truman, Brewery buildings, now converted into flats. A protective weather proof oak and ploycarbonate frame was added in September 2018 to conserve the tiles which were deterioriating since the panel had been moved outside.
Inscription
TO THE HONOUR OF THE MEN/ FROM DANIELL AND SONS' BREWERIES/ WEST BERGHOLT AND COLCHESTER/ WHO SERVED WITH THE BRITISH/ FORCES IN THE GREAT EUROPEAN WAR/ 1914 - 1919/ (Names) AND THEIRS WERE DEEDS THAT SHALL NOT PASS AWAY/ AND NAMES THAT MUST NOT WITHER/ ADDITIONAL/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Baldry, Albert Henry
Balls, Harry
Balls, Lawson Mark
Balls, William Thomas
Barrett, Samuel Henry
Bentley, Walter William
Cant, Frank William
Cant, Fredk Charles
Clark, Albert Edward
Clark, Henry Edgar
See details for all 66 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 78
    Served and returned: 70
    Died: 8
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,year died,regiment,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Wall
    Measurements: depth 450MM, height 1330MM, width 13850MM
    Materials: Brick
  • Plaques / Panels with names
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Ceramic
Listing information
Condition
History
2009: Exposed to the weather being situated on a preserved brewery wall. It was previously mounted on an indoor wall within the brewery. There is no weather protection. The ceramic tile facings of the memorial are deteriorating with the glazing faces becoming cracked.
Costs

Comments: Protective frame paid for by Boydens (Local Eastate Agent), G and O Investments under the auspices of West Begholt Parish Council, September 2018

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • A Century of British Brewers plus plus 1890-2012 by Norman Barber, Mike Brown and Ken Smith p.40 Published:Longfield Brewery History Society 2012 Longfield, Kent Acquired by Truman Hanbury & Buxton Ltd of London in 1958.
  • Halstead Gazette, 12 September 2018. p16. "Firms come to rscue to save Great War Memroial to brewery workers from being ruined HONOURING THE BRAVE. Report and Photograph

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