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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)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
5167

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Current location

St Johns Church
St Johns St
Bury St Edmunds
St Edmundsbury
Suffolk
IP33 1SU
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 85268 64680
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Brass on wood
Inscription
MORS JANUAR VITAE/ TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN LOVING MEMORY OF/ ERNEST GEOFFREY ADAMS/ 2ND LIEUTENANT NORFOLK REGIMENT/ ONLY CHILED OF THE REV. E W ADAMS, VICAR OF THIS PARISH/ AND ALICE HIS WIFE/ DIED OF WOUNDS RECEIVED IN FRANCE/ 26TH JUNE 1918 AGED 21/ THE LORD BLESS THEE AND KEEP THEE/ RIP
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adams, Ernest Geoffrey
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,manner of death,age of death,relationships
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 22", width 28"
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
  • CHURCH OF ST JOHN
  • Grade II*
  • 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
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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