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Memorial details

Memorial type
Animal figure
District
Ipswich
Town
Ipswich
County
Suffolk
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
Mr H Munro Cautley, Mr E E Saunders of Ipswich
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 29 July 1922
    Attended by: Lieutenant-General E A H Alderson KCB
  • Dedicated
    Date: 19 July 1922
    Attended by: Undefined
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
4635
Current location

Ipswich School
Henley Road
Ipswich
Ipswich
Suffolk
IP1 3SG
England

OS Grid Ref: TM 16120 45365
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Portland Stone tablet with a quotation in the top pediment and the dedicatory text in a stone wreath at the base. Surmounted by cast metal figure of lion with trophies of war
Inscription
HEAD: WHEN THE POWER OF THE CITY SHALL SEEM GREAT TO YOU/CONSIDER THEN THAT IT WAS PURCHASED/BY VALIANT MEN AND BY MEN WHO KNEW THEIR DUTY/ (Names)/1914 1918/ FOOT: TO THE/GLORY OF GOD/AND IN PROUD/REMEMBRANCE/OF THE OLD BOYS OF/THIS SCHOOL WHO/GAVE THEIR LIVES/FOR THEIR COUNTRY/IN THE/GREAT WAR
Inscription legible?
no
Names on memorial
Armstrong, J N
Baker, L E
Baldock, C F
Bantoff, E S
Barfoot, C E
Beard, V E
Beart, H G
Benham, C H
Bennett, E E
Bolster, G E
See details for all 72 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 72
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 72
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: depth 150mm, height 2000mm, width 1320mm
    Materials: Stone - Portland
  • Figure
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Ipswich School
Reference

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