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Memorial details

Memorial type
Shrine
District
St Edmundsbury
Town
Bury St Edmunds
County
Suffolk
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
Mr E W Cottis - 10 Looms Lane, Bury St Edwards (Wood Carver)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 28 August 1920
    Attended by: Rev W H Colman, Curate of St Johns
  • Dedicated
    Date: 28 August 1920
    Attended by: Rev W H Colman
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Lost
Not lost
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5171

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Current location

On the right hand flint wall at the end of Myrtle Mews
off St. Martins Street (adjacent to St. Edmunds Place).
St Edmunds Place
Bury St Edmunds
St Edmundsbury
Suffolk
IP33 1JL
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 85330 64789
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Small cavalry cross in centre of wooden shrine with a roof above and shelf below. Inscription incised in black lettering.
Inscription
IN JESUS KEEPING/ (Names)/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN/ THE/ 1914-1918/ WAR
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allen, Frederick R
Ashton, Frank
Ashton, William
Barton, William
Brunning, Fred
Cox, James P
Creek, Edward C
Nunn, William H
Pallant, James H
Southgate, Victor
See details for all 10 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 10
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 10
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Forename, surname
    Order of information: Alphabetically
Components
  • Shrine
    Measurements: height 711 mm, width 787 mm
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
History
1992: Repaired and repainted by Mr Fred Morley of Bury St Edmunds at his own cost. 2009: Original had deteriorated and a new memorial was made (exact copy). The remnants of the original are to be housed in the local museum. 2018. Replacement refurbished.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Reference
  • Bury Free Press, 4 September 1920 - Account of unveiling
  • See link for photographs and further information pertaining to memorial - www.warmemorialsonline.org.uk/memorial/117529
  • East Anglian Daily Times, 4 November 1992 - Account of restoration

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