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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
Thurrock
Town
South Ockendon
County
Essex
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
45809
Current location

West Road/Main Road junction
South Ockendon
Thurrock
Essex
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 593 817
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
SQUARE BASE SURMOUNTED BY PLINTH AND OBELISK. INSCRIPTION ON RED MARBLE TABLETS PLACED ON THE SIDES OF THE PLINTH. INSCRIPTION IN BLACK LETTERING. CROSS CARVED ON THE SIDES OF THE TOP
Inscription
6 O'CLOCK FACE: ERECTED/ IN EVER GRATEFUL/ MEMORY OF/ THE MEN OF THIS PARISH/ WHO FELL/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918/ "THEIR NAME LIVETH/ FOR EVEMORE" OTHER FACES: (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Attenborough, J H
Camp, F
Chapman, C W
Chapman, E
Chapman, H J
Christmas, W W J
Clark, E
Cressy, G H
Ellis, A R
Giggins, J E
See details for all 45 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 45
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 45
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 10
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 10
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: height C 18FT
    Materials: Stone
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - Red
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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