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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Thurrock
Town
Little Thurrock, Grays
County
Essex
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
45807
Current location

Junction of Rectory Road and Chadwell Road known as Turps Corner
Little Thurrock
Grays
Thurrock
Essex
RM17 5SU
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 62589 78704
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
TWO STEPPED CONCRETE BASE SURMOUNTED BY PLINTH, THREE GRADUATE STEPS AND CROSS. INSCRIPTION IN BLACK LETTERING ON THE PLINTH
Inscription
FRONT FACE: TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN EVER/ FAITHFUL MEMORY OF THE MEN OF THIS/ PARISH WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1919/ (NAMES) REAR FACE: 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Alexander, A W H
Alexander, R H
Ansell, S H
Baker, C W
Blundell, W
Bowen, T
Bullock, H A
Bullock, W J
Clark, H H
Collins, T
See details for all 51 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 48
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 48
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 3
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 3
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height C 2500MM
    Materials: Stone - Portland
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Concrete
Listing information
Condition
History
July- August 2018- extensively cleaned and restored and names recut; 2000: SOME OF THE LEAD LETTERING HAS FALLEN OFF AND SOME OF IT HAS BEEN REPLACED WITH PAINTED LETTERING. CONCRETE STEPS AHVE BEEN RECENTLY PATCHED.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Thurrock Council
Reference

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