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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Mid Suffolk
Town
Stowmarket
County
Suffolk
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
J Wippell And Co Ltd (Founder / Foundry)
Mr Philip J Turner Ariba (Architect)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: December 1918
    Attended by: Brig-Gen S E Massy-Lloyd
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
4850
Current location

St Peter and St Mary's Church
Church Walk
Stowmarket
Mid Suffolk
Suffolk
IP14 1ET
England

OS Grid Ref: TM 04908 58680
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Rectangular brass plaque on green marble background. Olive leaves border with the St Andrew’s cross in the corners and the Suffolk Regiment’s badge on the top centre.
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF/ WILLIAM THOMAS WOODWARD/ 2ND LIEUT/ SUFFOLK REGIMENT/ SON OF/ GEORGE AND AGNES/ WOODWARD WHITE HALL/ OLD NEWTON WHO FELL/ ON THE FIELDS OF/ FLANDERS JUNE 14TH 1917/ AGED NINETEEN YEARS/ HE DIED FOR FREEDOM/ AND HONOUR
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Woodward, William Thomas
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename, rank, regiment, relationships, place of death, date of death, age of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: depth 50mm, height 915mm, width 610mm
    Materials: Brass
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - Green
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Responsibility
PCC
Reference
  • Suffolk Chronicle and Mercury, 27 December 1918

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