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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
St Edmundsbury
Town
Bury St Edmunds
County
Suffolk
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 13 May 1920
    Attended by: Canon R F Wilson, Vicar of St James
  • Dedicated
    Date: 13 May 1920
    Attended by: Canon R F Wilson, Vicar of St James
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
5134

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Current location

St Edmundsbury Cathedral
Crown Street
Bury St Edmunds
St Edmundsbury
Suffolk
IP33 1UZ
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 85586 64124
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Bronze plaque on wooden frame. Badge of the Suffolk Regiment on the top centre.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND/ IN LOVING MEMORY/ OF/ LIEUT THOMAS OWEN TAYLOR/ KILLED IN THE BATTLE/ OF GAZA PALESTINE/ 4 NOVEMBER 1917/ AGED 24 YEARS/ DULCE ET DECORUM EST PRO PATRIA MORI
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Taylor, Thomas Owen
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename, rank, regiment, place of death, date of death, age of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 711mm, width 610mm
    Materials: Bronze
  • Frame
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
  • CATHEDRAL CHURCH OF ST JAMES
  • Grade I
  • 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
Costs

Site: £16 - 16 - 0

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private

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