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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Mid Suffolk
Town
Walsham Le Willows
County
Suffolk
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Messrs G Maile & Son Ltd (Builder)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 19 September 1919
    Attended by: Maj-General F Maurice CB
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
4645
Current location

St Mary's Church
The Causeway
Walsham Le Willows
Mid Suffolk
Suffolk
IP31 3AB
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 99964 71107
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Celtic cross on a stepped base.
Inscription
1914/ (Names)/ 1915/ (Names)/ 1916/ (Names)/ 1917/ (Names)/ 1918/ (Names)/ 1919/ (Name)/ 1941/ (Name)/ 1944/ (Names)/ IN HONOURED AND GRATEFUL/ MEMORY OF/ THEM MEN OF WALSHAM-LE-WILLOWS/ WHO DIED FOR THEIR COUNTRY/ IN THE GREAT EUROPEAN WARS/ 1914-1919/ 1939-1945.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bennett, Harold
Bird, Herbert
Borley, Leonard
Bull, Spencer
Clamp, Ernest
Clamp, Lawrence
Clamp, Llewellyn
Clarke, Thomas
Clover, Hugh
Colson, Henry
See details for all 36 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 33
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 33
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, rank, year died
    Order of information: By year of death
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 3
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 3
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, rank, regiment, year died
    Order of information: By year of death
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height 3300mm
    Materials: Stone - Portland
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Responsibility
PCC
Reference
  • Local book about the men on the memorial: "It is With Deep Regret", by James Turner. Four Ashes Cottage, Walsham Le Willows, Suffolk.

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