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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Waveney
Town
Gisleham
County
Suffolk
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945): Far East Prisoners of War
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
4963
Current location

Holy Trinity Church
Church Road
Gisleham
Waveney
Suffolk
NR33 8DS
England

OS Grid Ref: TM 51419 88574
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Rectangular Marble plaque with Latin cross between the names
Inscription
EDWARD BALDWIN PUGH/ ROYAL ENGINEERS/ DIED DECEMBER 10TH 1942/ MARTIN PARKHURST PUGH/ ROYAL NORFOLK REGIMENT/ DIED JULY 12TH 1943/ TWO BROTHERS WHO DIED WHILE PRISONERS OF WAR DURING/ THE CAMPAIGN IN THE FAR EAST IN WHICH THEY FOUGHT/ TO SAVE OUR FREEDOM/ THEIR GRAVES LIE AMID THE FORESTS OF SIAM/ THEIR MEMORIAL IS THE PRAISE WE OFFER/ IN THIS HOUSE/ SURSUM CORDA
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Pugh, Edwin Baldwin
Pugh, Martin Parkhurst
See details for all 2 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945): Far East Prisoners of War
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,place of burial,manner of death,relationships
    Order of information: forenames, surname, regiment, date of death
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 381 mm, width 762 mm
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
PCC

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