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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Thurrock
Town
Chadwell St Mary
County
Essex
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
45799
Current location

ST MARYS CHURCH
Chadwell St Mary
Thurrock
Essex
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 646 785
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
OCTAGONAL BASE SURMOUNTED BY OCTAGONAL PLINTH, TAPERED SHAFT AND CELTIC CROSS. INSCRIPTION CARVED ACROSS THREE SIDES OF THE PLINTH
Inscription
1914 - 1919/ ERECTED IN GRATITUDE TO THE/ LOYAL MEN OF THIS PARISH WHO/ SERVED THEIR COUNTRY WITH CREDIT/ AND HONOUR IN THE GREAT WAR/ THESE MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE/ (NAMES)/ FAITHFUL UNTO DEATH
Inscription legible?
no
Names on memorial
Ellis, R C
Gower, E
Homsby, A
Littlechild, L
Merchant, W
Turner, G L
Wells, R R
Young, J
See details for all 8 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 8
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 8
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 5
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 5
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height 2500MM
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
History
2006: The memorial has been moved a few yards and provided with a firm base to improve wheelchair access. There are plans to add names from WW2 2000: BLACK INFILL OF COLOUR HAS FADED AND MAKES THE LETTERING DIFFICULT TO READ
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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