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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
Mid Suffolk
Town
Wetheringsett
County
Suffolk
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Second World War - civilians
Maker
Messrs Frewer & Moss (Builder)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 24 July 1921
    Attended by: J B Chevallier
  • Dedicated
    Date: 24 July 1921
    Attended by: Rev F R Smith, Rector of Wetheringsett
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
4888
Current location

Southern entrance to the village
Junction of Station Road
Brockford Green and Hockey Hill
Wetheringsett
Mid Suffolk
Suffolk
IP14 5PL
England

OS Grid Ref: TM 12697 65953
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Stone obelisk with a capstone and a stepped base, enclosed by metal railings. Carved wreath at the capstone.
Inscription
SACRED TO THE MEMORY/ OF/ THE MEN OF THIS PARISH/ WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1919/ (Names)/ "THEY WERE A WALL UNTO US BOTH/ BY NIGHT AND DAY" I SAMUEL XXV 15,16/ THIS MEMORIAL IS ERECTED/ IN APPRECIATION BY PARISHIONERS/ WHO MOURN THEIR LOSS./ 1939-1946/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Aldred, Frederick T
Atkins, William H
Barker, Ernest H
Bedwell, Albert V
Bedwell, George
Briggs, Samuel F
Chapman, Claude A
Chapman, George
Chapman, John M
Cole, Harold A P
See details for all 26 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 20
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 20
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 5
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 5
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename, profession
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: depth 1067mm, height 3048mm, width 1067mm
    Materials: Granite - Cornish
  • Fence/ Railing
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
Listing information
  • Wetheringsett 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
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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