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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Thurrock
Town
Purfleet
County
Essex
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
45808
Current location

St. Stephen's Church
London Road
Purfleet
Thurrock
Essex
RM19 1QD
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 55066 78358
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Square base with three steps on each side surmounted by square plinth and shaft, surmounted by Latin Cross. Copper plaques on each face of plinth bear the inscription in embossed black lettering.
Inscription
South face. THIS PUBLIC MEMORIAL / WAS ERECTED TO THE / GLORY OF GOD / AND IN GRATEFUL REMEMBRANCE / OF THE MEN OF / PURFLEET / WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR / 1914 - 1918. (names) on the other three faces.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Beaumont, Reuben T W
Biles, Sidney J
Campbell, Dugald
Clarke, George W
Conerly, John B
Gathercole, Bertie E
Godfrey, Alfred J
Goldspring, John B
Hills, Arthur F
Johnson, Basil S
See details for all 25 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 25
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 25
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, rank
    Order of information: rank THEN surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height C 7500MM
    Materials: Stone
  • Plaques
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Copper
  • Plaques
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Copper
Listing information
Condition
History
March 2019- names plaques stolen, replaced in October 2019
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Thurrock Council

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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