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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Mid Suffolk
Town
Hessett
County
Suffolk
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
Hanchets of Bury St. Edmunds (Builder)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 3 Oct 1920
    Attended by: BRIG-GEN A. L. SCHREIBER CB, CMG, DSO
  • Undefined
    Date: 3.10.1920
    Attended by: Re. E. M. Bartlett (Rector of Hessett)
  • Rededicated
    Date: 8 November 2015
    Attended by: Undefined
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
4775
Current location

St Ethelberts Church
The Street
Hessett
Mid Suffolk
Suffolk
IP30 9AX
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 93660 61842
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Celtic Cross with stone wreath decoration, on rectangular base
Inscription
R I P/ 1914/ (Name) / 1915 (2 Names) / 1916 (2 Names) / 1917 (2 Names) / 1918 (7 Names) / IN PROUD AND AFFECTIONATE/ REMEMBRANCE OF THE MEN/ OF HESSETT/ WHO DIED FOR THEIR COUNTRY/ IN THE GREAT WAR
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Benningfield, Alfred
Borley, William J
Bullett, Bertie
Bullett, Ernest G
Bullett, Harry
Catchpole, Ernest
Cocksedge, Bertram
Gladwell, Stanley
Green, Herbert
Green, Walter
See details for all 14 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 14
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 14
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: year died, forename, initial, surname
    Order of information: year died, forename, initial, surname
Components
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: depth 750 mm, height 3300 mm, width 900 mm
    Materials: Stone - Portland
Listing information
  • Hessett 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
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
PCC
Reference
  • Booklet "Lest We Forget, The 14 men from Hessett who died 1914-18" Published November 2015

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