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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: 1920
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
5178

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Current location

Contact the Beer Cafe at the Brewery for access.
Greene King Brewery Brew House
Westgate St
Bury St Edmunds
St Edmundsbury
Suffolk
IP33 1QT
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 85634 63782
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Plaque
Inscription
AUGUST 4TH 1914 THE GREAT WAR NOVEMBER 11TH 1918/ FRANCE, FLANDERS, GALLIPOLI, PALESTINE, EGYPT, MESOPOTAMIA, SALONIKA/ THIS TABLET IS TO COMMEMORATE THE NAMES/ OFTHE FOLLOWING EMPLOYEES OF GREENE KING AND/ SONS LIMITED, WHO DIED FOR KING AND COUNTRY/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Aldis, Stanley
Babbage, William
Barker, John
Bates, George William
Buckle, Sidney James
Burton, William
Day, Charles Albert
Farrant, Frederick William
Hunt, William
Hurst, Arthur
See details for all 21 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 21
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 21
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname,rank, forename, regiment, year died
    Order of information: as above
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 991 mm, width 711 mm
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Corporate
Responsibility
Greene King PLC
Reference
  • Account of unveiling: Bury Free Press 16 October.1920
  • A Century of British Brewers plus plus 1890-2012 by Norman Barber, Mike Brown and Ken Smith p.141 Published:Longfield Brewery History Society 2012 Longfield, Kent Greene King & Sons Ltd was still independent in 2013.

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