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Memorial details

Memorial type
Church Fabric / Fitting: Reredos or screen
District
Forest Heath
Town
Newmarket
County
Suffolk
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
H H Martyn and Co. of Cheltenham
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 26 August 1919
    Attended by: F A Simpson
  • Dedicated
    Date: 26 August 1919
    Attended by: Reverend H B Young, Rector of St Mary
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
4585
Current location

Positioned between two pillars at base of church tower.
St Marys Church
St Marys Square
Newmarket
Forest Heath
Suffolk
CB8 0HP
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 64118 63417
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Decorative wrought iron screen. Shield in centre of screen with inscription. Crossed swords, cutlass type, with thistle and oak leaves (with acorns) interwoven positioned above shield. Pro Patria - Pro Patria inscribed across top of screen.
Inscription
Across Top of Screen: PRO PATRIA - PRO PATRIA Shield: IN LOVING MEMORY OF/ GILBERT PHILIP HAMMOND/ 2ND LT. K.O.S.B. 2ND BN./ AGED 22 YRS./ KILLED IN THE BATTLE OF LE CATEAU/ AUG. 26TH 1914/ ELDEST SON OF/ FREDERICK HAMMOND/ WHO DIED SEPT. 30TH 1894
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Hammond, Gilbert Philip
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Rank, year of death, regiment, place of death, forename, surname, age at death, relationships
    Order of information: No order
Components
  • Screen
    Measurements: height 2134 mm, width 2896 mm
    Materials: Wrought Iron
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Responsibility
St Marys Church PCC
Reference
  • Bury Free Press, 6 September 1919 - Account of unveiling

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