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Memorial details

Memorial type
Church Fabric / Fitting: Altar or communion rail
District
St Edmundsbury
Town
Bury St Edmunds
County
Suffolk
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
5179

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Current location

Suffolk Regimental Chapel
St Marys Church
Crown St
Bury St Edmunds
St Edmundsbury
Suffolk
IP33 1RT
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 85642 63961
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Pair of Altar rails each carrying a commemoration to one individual brother.
Inscription
IN MEMROY/ OF MAJOR G/ H WALFORD/ BDE MAJOR 84TH/ INF BRIGADE/ KILLED IN/ ACTION IN/ FRANCE/ 19TH APRIL 1915/ AGED 36 YEARS IN MEMORY/ OF LIEUTENANT A E `JACK' WALFORD/ KILLED IN/ ACTION IN/ FRANCE/ 16 AUGUST 1916/ AGED 30 YEARS
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Walford, A E
Walford, G H
See details for all 2 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 2
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,age of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Altar / Communion rail
    Measurements: depth 10IN, height 27IN, width 47IN
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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