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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
St Edmundsbury
Town
Bradfield Combust
County
Suffolk
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
Hanchets of Bury St Edmunds. (Manufacturer)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 19 November 1922
    Attended by: Edgar Bradley (representing the Army) and William Savoy (representing the Navy).
  • Dedicated
    Date: 19 November 1922
    Attended by: Rev E.W. Wilmott (Rector of Bradfield Combust)
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
5095
Current location

Bradfield Combust Methodist Church
Chapel Road
Bradfield Combust
St Edmundsbury
Suffolk
IP30
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 88853 56329
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Moulded, rectangular, brown and cream veined marble frames an incised white marble tablet with the inscription in black painted capital letters of varying size. At the top left-hand corner of the inscription is an incised gold Latin cross.
Inscription
A THANK OFFERING TO ALMIGHTY GOD/ FOR DELIVERANCE IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1919/ AND IN GRATEFUL REMEMBRANCE/ OF THE MEN OF THIS PARISH/ WHOSE LIVES WERE SACRIFICED/ (Names)/ UNTIL THE DAY BREAK.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Culling, J E
Gault, H W
Makin, J
Smith, A J
See details for all 4 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 4
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 4
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Surname, rank, regiment, forename.
    Order of information: alphabetically
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - White
  • Frame
    Measurements: height 508mm, width 762mm
    Materials: Alabaster
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Responsibility
Bradfield Combust PCC
Reference
  • Bury and Norwich Post 22.11.1922, Account of unveiling of WW1 tablet.

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