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Memorial details

Memorial type
Church Fabric / Fitting: Reredos or screen
District
St Edmundsbury
Town
Bradfield St George
County
Suffolk
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
W. Hitch, London, F.L. Pearson, Westminster
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 30th July 1920
    Attended by: Ven G Hodges, Archdeacon of Sudbury.
  • Dedicated
    Date: 30th July 1920
    Attended by: Ven G Hodges, Archdeacon of Sudbury
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
5099
Current location

St.Mary Magdalene Church
Church Rd
Bradfield St George
St Edmundsbury
Suffolk
IP30 0DQ
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 90718 59929
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
A wood Reredos with associated stone tablet. There is a leltic cross at the top of the tablet. The Reredos depicts the nativity, with St George and St Alban in niches at the sides.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD, THE REREDOS IS DEDICATED/ IN MEMORY OF THOSE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1919/ (Names)/ REST ETERNAL GRANT TO THEM O LORD/ AND LET LIGHT PERPETUAL SHINE UPON THEM.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Alderton, Robert G
Barker, Harry W J
Cobbold, Arthur
Cobbold, Frederick
Cobbold, Sidney
Cobbold, William
Forman, Victor
Frost, George
Frost, Walter
Game, Arthur
See details for all 19 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 19
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 19
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,regiment,forename
    Order of information: alphabetically
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height 508mm, width 812.8mm
    Materials: Stone
  • Memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Site: £300 (Reredos)

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Details: Miss Turner, daughter of a former Rector, canon of Turner.
Responsibility
Bradfield St George PCC
Reference
  • Bury Free Press, 31.7.1920, Account of unveiling.

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