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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Mid Suffolk
Town
Thornham Magna
County
Suffolk
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945), First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
Rt Hon Colonel Lord Henniker (Sponsor)
Mr J Cooley of Diss (Builder)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: August 1921
    Attended by: Rt Hon Colonel Lord Henniker
  • Dedicated
    Date: August 1921
    Attended by: Rev Canon C D Lawrence
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
4861
Current location

Roadside in Church Lane at the edge of Churchyard
St Mary Magdalene Church
Church Lane
Thornham Magna
Mid Suffolk
Suffolk
IP23 8HF
England

OS Grid Ref: TM 10400 71402
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Plain wheel Cross on tapering plinth bearing a tablet with inscription, surmounting a square base.
Inscription
6 O'Clock, Upper: IN HONOURED MEMORY/ OF THE MEN/ FROM THE THORNHAMS/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918/ (Names)/ THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE 6 O'Clock,Lower: 1939 - 1945/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Gooderham, Fred
Hailes, Robert
Hawes, Walter
Head, Albert
Hubbard, Claude
Lummis, Percy
Markwell, Arthur
Mayes, John
Mayes, Reginald
Moss, William
See details for all 13 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: forename, surname
    Order of information: Undefined
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 11
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 11
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: forename, surname
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: depth 737mm, height 3302mm, width 991mm
    Materials: Stone - Portland
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Memorial: £60

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Account of unveiling East Anglian Daily Times 16 August1921

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