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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Mid Suffolk
Town
Norton
County
Suffolk
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Non-Combat Deaths
Maker
H H Martyn and Co. (Builder)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 14th November 1920
    Attended by: Undefined
  • Dedicated
    Date: 20 November 1920
    Attended by: Captain Owen Aly Clark, MBE, (R.A.M.C.)
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
4800

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Current location

In the forecourt of The Dog Inn
Junction of Ixworth Road and The Street
Norton
Mid Suffolk
Suffolk
IP31 3LE
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 95734 65749
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Celtic cross on stepped base
Inscription
Six O'Clock (Plinth): IN THE/ GREAT WAR/ THESE DIED/ FOR/ ENGLAND/ 1914-1919 Six O'Clock (Block): (Names) Six O'Clock (Upper Step): THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE Nine O'Clock (Block): 1939-1945 / (NAMES) / DIED ON ACTIVE SERVICE 1947 (Name) Three O'Clock (Block): (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bennett, P C
Bennett, W J
Bradbrook, W
Brinkley, Ce
Brinkley, H
Brinkley, Hw
Brinkley, W
Brinkley, W A
Cobbold, W G
Cocksedge, J S
See details for all 29 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 23
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 23
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, regiment, forename
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 5
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 5
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, rank, regiment, forename
    Order of information: Surname, forename
  • Non-Combat Deaths
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,year died,regiment,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: depth 2100mm bas, height 3000mm, width 2100mm bas
    Materials: Stone - Portland
Listing information
Condition
History
The Parish Council spent about £2,000 in 2017restoring the memorial in preparation for the 100th anniversary of the end of World War One. It was struck and damagaed bay Police care during a chase at 1310 on 28 Septeber 2018, the Police vehicle ending up resting on the steps.
Costs

Site: £159-17-4

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Reference

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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