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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)
Maker
Basil Oliver Ariba (Architect)
Joseph Armitage (Builder)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 4 February 1921
    Attended by: Marquis of Bristol, Chairman of the School Governors
  • Dedicated
    Date: 4 Feb 1921
    Attended by: Canon R F Wilson
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
5137

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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
Nowy headed bath stone tablet with names in four columns on each side of tablet. School crest placed between each column of the names on the left and right hand sides. Centre section has cross above dedicatory inscription and arms of King Edward VI within the nowy head.
Inscription
Left and right hand sides: (Names) Centre section: THEY LOVED NOT THEIR/ LIVES UNTO DEATH/ TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN HONOUR OF/ SCHOLARS OF/ KING EDWARD VI SCHOOL/ BURY ST EDMUNDS WHO/ FELL IN THE GREAT WAR, 1914 - 1918
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adams, Ernest G
Ainley, K E D
Birch, Cecil J
Bowling, E R
Callaway, R F
Callis, William C
Chandler, W R
Cousens, R J
Croudace, H
Day, Francis T
See details for all 32 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 32
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 32
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height 1092mm, width 2210mm
    Materials: Stone - Bath
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: £308.14.3

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Bury Free Press, 12 February 1921
  • The Burian, July 1919, March 1920, March 1921 and July 1921

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