previous
next
  • Use this image under non-commercial licence

    This image was created and shared by: Sue Cooper

    The image is free to reuse for non-commercial purposes under the IWM Non Commercial Licence. By downloading any images or embedding any media, you agree to the terms and conditions of the IWM Non Commercial Licence, including your use of the attribution statement specified by IWM. For this item, that is: © Sue Cooper (WMR-5138)

    Embed
    HTML: BBCode:
  • Use this image under non-commercial licence

    This image was created and shared by: Sue Cooper

    The image is free to reuse for non-commercial purposes under the IWM Non Commercial Licence. By downloading any images or embedding any media, you agree to the terms and conditions of the IWM Non Commercial Licence, including your use of the attribution statement specified by IWM. For this item, that is: © Sue Cooper (WMR-5138)

    Embed
    HTML: BBCode:
  • Use this image under non-commercial licence

    This image was created and shared by: Sue Cooper

    The image is free to reuse for non-commercial purposes under the IWM Non Commercial Licence. By downloading any images or embedding any media, you agree to the terms and conditions of the IWM Non Commercial Licence, including your use of the attribution statement specified by IWM. For this item, that is: © Sue Cooper (WMR-5138)

    Embed
    HTML: BBCode:
  • Use this image under non-commercial licence

    This image was created and shared by: Sue Cooper

    The image is free to reuse for non-commercial purposes under the IWM Non Commercial Licence. By downloading any images or embedding any media, you agree to the terms and conditions of the IWM Non Commercial Licence, including your use of the attribution statement specified by IWM. For this item, that is: © Sue Cooper (WMR-5138)

    Embed
    HTML: BBCode:

Memorial details

Memorial type
Church Fabric / Fitting: Font or font cover
District
St Edmundsbury
Town
Bury St Edmunds
County
Suffolk
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 13 November 1927
    Attended by: Canon W T Farmiloe, Archdeacon of Sudbury
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
5138

Support the IWM War Memorial Register

Donate with Just Giving

Since 1988 IWM's War Memorials Register has been creating a national register of UK war memorials and the names of the individuals they commemorate. IWM needs your support to ensure that we can add to and maintain our these important records.

Current location

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

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

View location on Google Maps
Description
Oak font cover decorated in medieval style and painted in gold, red and blue.
Inscription
A M D G IN MEMORIAM/ 1914 - 1918
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Font cover
    Measurements: height 6172mm
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
History
The decoration in the medieval style was added in 1960, by the friends of the Cathedral.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Bury Free Press, 19 November 1927

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

This information is made available under a Creative Commons BY-NC licence.

This means you may reuse it for non-commercial purposes only and must attribute it to us using the following statement:

© WMR-5138

For queries, please contact [email protected]