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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Mid Suffolk
Town
Felsham
County
Suffolk
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
F Osborne and Co. Ltd (Designer)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 2 January1921
    Attended by: Sir John A C Tilley of Felsham House
  • Dedicated
    Date: 2 January 1921
    Attended by: Rev J Hind, Rector of Felsham
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
4746

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Current location

St Peters Church
Church Rd
Felsham
Mid Suffolk
Suffolk
IP30 0PJ
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 94688 57009
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Brass plaque with Latin Cross and wreath and rose border mounted on marble backboard. Below is a smaller rectangular brass plaque mounted on black marble backboard. The two unveiling are physically seperate, but the wording of the latter suggests they were meant to be read as one.
Inscription
Upper Plaque: TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ THE ONLY GIVER OF ALL/ VICTORY AND IN GRATEFUL/ RECOLLECTION OF THE MEN/ OF FELSHAM AND GEDDING/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ FOR THEIR COUNTRY IN/ THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918/ (Names) Lower Plaque: AND IN THE WORLD WAR/ 1939-1945/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Barker, Thomas
Clarke, Reginald
Copping, Frederick
Currey, Violet
Daking, Cyril
Daking, Ernest
Dempster, Edward
Grimwade, Charles
Grimwade, Frederick
Hollex, Arthur
See details for all 25 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 22
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 22
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 3
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 3
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - Black
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 1092mm, width 685mm
    Materials: Brass
  • Undefined
    Measurements: height 203mm, width 330mm
    Materials: Undefined
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
PCC
Reference
  • Bury and Norwich Post 7 January 1921, Account of unveiling

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