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Memorial details

Memorial type
Gate
District
St Edmundsbury
Town
Ousden
County
Suffolk
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945), First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
Sir Reginald Blomfield RA, Messrs Linzell & Edmundson
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 19 November 1922
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries, Mrs Praed of Ousden Hall,
  • Unveiled
    Date: 11 November 1946
    Attended by: Relatives/friends of the fallen, Alfred Cant's mother
  • Dedicated
    Date: 19 November 1922
    Attended by: Rev Dr.H.B Gray
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
5243
Current location

Entrance to village cemetery
Front Street
Ousden
St Edmundsbury
Suffolk
CB8 8TP
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 74591 59252
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Lych gate
Inscription
Exterior 6 o'clock face: TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN HONOUR OF THE MEN/ WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR MDCCCCXIV-MDCCCCXIX Interior: (WW1 Names) Exterior 12 o'clock face: IN MEMORY OF ALFRED CANT, KILLED IN ACTION/ SINGAPORE 13TH FEB 1942/ IN THE WORLD WAR 1939 - 1945
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ashman, George
Avis, Walter
Bye, John
Bye, Walter
Cant, Alfred
Chapman, George William
Chapman, Roger James
Coe, Walter
Copping, Arthur
Cutts, Ernest
See details for all 20 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename, place of death, date of death, manner of death
    Order of information: Undefined
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 19
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 19
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Gates
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Memorial: £230 0s 0d

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Ousden Parish Council
Reference
  • Account of Dedication in Bury and Norwich Post, 22 November 1922 Account of Dedication of World War II addition in Bury Free Press, 15 November 1946

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