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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Mid Suffolk
Town
Finningham
County
Suffolk
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Mr J Cooley (Builder)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 16 November 1919
    Attended by: Memorial of the Local Association of Discharged Soldiers
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
4754
Current location

St. Bartholomews Church
Church Ln
Finningham
Mid Suffolk
Suffolk
IP14 4JA
England

OS Grid Ref: TM 06648 69399
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Saxon Cross on octagonal column with stepped base
Inscription
UPPER BLOCK SIX O'CLOCK: TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ (Names) MIDDLE BLOCK SIX O'CLOCK: IN MEMORY/ SACRED FOR ALL TIME TO THE/ FINNINGHAM MEN/ WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR AD 1914-1919 LOWER BLOCK SIX O'CLOCK: GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS THAT/ A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS UPPER BLOCK THREE O'CLOCK: ALSO/ TO THOSE WHO FELL/ 1939-1945/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bailey, Percy
Baker, Alfred
Baker, Fred
Bloomfield, Harry
Burrows, Harry
Head, Geoffrey
Holt, James
Howlett, Ernest
Kerridge, Fred
Lanstead, Edward
See details for all 15 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 15
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 15
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: depth 1150mm bas, height 4500mm, width 1150mm bas
    Materials: Stone - Portland
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
Listing information
  • Finningham War Memorial
  • 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
Costs

Site: £80

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • East Anglian Daily Times, Account of unveiling, 17 November 1919

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