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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
Waveney
Town
Halesworth
County
Suffolk
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War - civilians, Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Mr Fred Barber of Halesworth
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 6 March 1921
    Attended by: Major R A Parry DSO of Halesworth
  • Dedicated
    Date: 6 March 1921
    Attended by: Rev H.C Newbery Rector of Halesworth
  • Unveiled
    Date: 6 March 1921
    Attended by: Major R.A Parry DSO of Halesworth
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
4924
Current location

Outside Churchyard gates
London Road
Halesworth
Waveney
Suffolk
IP19 8LL
England

OS Grid Ref: TM 38618 77315
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Granite Obelisk on stepped pediment. Inscription and names in black lettering on each side of pediment. Three stepped base. Vase on third step (6 o'clock face)
Inscription
North Facing Panel: IN HONOUR OF THE MEN/OF HALESWORTH/WHO FELL IN THE/ GREAT WAR/1914 - 1918/ GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS/1939 - 1945// West Facing Panel: IN MEMORIAM (Names)/WW2 (Names)// South Facing Panel: IN MEMORIAM/(Names)/"LEST WE FORGET"/CIVILIANS KILLED IN ENEMY ACTION/(Names)// East Facing Panel: IN MEMORIAM/(Names)/WW2 (Names)//
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adamson, Walter E
Aldred, Frederick A
Ashford, Cecil H
Balls, Walter A
Bird, Robert
Boyles, Alfred
Boyles, Henry
Brown, Ebenezer
Brown, William H
Calver, Bertie
See details for all 65 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 67
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 67
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 3
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 3
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 18
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 18
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: depth 3352MM, height 4572MM, width 3352MM
    Materials: Granite - Aberdeen
Listing information
  • Halesworth War Memorial Obelisk
  • 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
Halesworth Town Council
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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