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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
Ipswich
Town
Ipswich
County
Suffolk
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
4638
Current location

Ipswich Cemetery - Field of Honour
Ipswich Old Cenmetery
Belvedere Road
Ipswich
Ipswich
Suffolk
IP4 4AL
England

OS Grid Ref: TM 17199 45304
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Obelisk with four lead flower holders against the four faces.
Inscription
3 O'Clock Face: GIVEN IN MEMORY OF/ HENRY RUTHVEN LAWRENCE M.C./ CAPT. S. AFRICAN HIGHLANDERS, MEDICAL CORPS, 9TH DIV/ SERVED IN SW AFRICAN CAMPAIGN AND FRANCE, WOUNDED AT/ LE CATEAU. DIED AT CHAMEROI ON 6TH DEC 1918 AGED 35 6 O'Clock Face: IN MEMORY OF/ OUR MILLION DEAD/ 1914-1918 9 O'Clock Face: GIVEN IN MEMORY OF/ DONALD PRETTY. LIEUT 4TH BATT SUFFOLK REGT/ DIED OF WOUNDS AT BETHUNE MAY 11TH 1915 12 O'Clock Face: THIS FLOWER TROUGH WAS GIVEN/ IN MEMORY OF/ BERTRAM COLEBY RANSOME. LIEUT RASC/ SERVED IN FRANCE 1917. DIED AT HAVRE 1918
Inscription legible?
no
Names on memorial
Lawrence, Henry Ruthven
Pretty, Donald
Ransome, Bertram Coleby
See details for all 3 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 3
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 3
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,manner of death,age of death,decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: depth 87"BASE, height 15FT, width 87"BASE
    Materials: Stone
  • Architectural details
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Lead
Listing information
  • OLD AND NEW CEMETERY, IPSWICH
  • Grade II*
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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