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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
St Edmundsbury
Town
Wickhambrook
County
Suffolk
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Mr Charles W Waymouth, Farmer and Brindley
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 27 April 1924
    Attended by: Lt-General Sir Charles Briggs KCB, KCMG
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
5285
Current location

Village Cemetery
Cemetery Road
Wickhambrook
St Edmundsbury
Suffolk
CB8 8XR
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 74577 55466
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Near Thorn's Corner
    Shop Hill
    Wickhambrook
    St Edmundsbury
    Suffolk
    England

    OS Grid Ref: TL 744 552
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Decorated Latin cross enclosed at the base by St Edmund's Crown, atop a slender column. Mounted on a tapered plinth above a three stepped base, all of Portland stone.
Inscription
Plinth 6 o'clock face: IN GRATEFUL/ MEMORY/ OF THE MEN OF/ WICKHAMBROOK/ WHO LAID DOWN THEIR/ LIVES IN THE/ GREAT WAR/ 1914-1918 (Names) Plinth other faces: BE THOU FAITHFUL UNTO DEATH (Names)/ AND I WILL GIVE THEE (Names)/ THE NUMBER OF MEN/ FROM THIS PARISH/ WHO SERVED WAS 134/ A CROWN OF LIFE (Names) Steps 6 o' clock face: 1939-1945/ (Names)/ THE MEMORIAL TO THESE MEN IS THE VILLAGE HALL/ NEAR THIS PLACE
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Alcock, C
Alcock, William
Byford, Joseph
Cecil, H
Chapman, Jack
Cook, C William
Cook, Harry A
Cutts, Ernest W
Eagle, Arthur
Edgeley, Adolphus
See details for all 26 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 20
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 20
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 6
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 6
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: depth 965mm, height 4572mm, width 965mm
    Materials: Stone - Portland
Listing information
Condition
History
Cleaned each year before Remembrance Sunday.
Costs

Comments: The site was given by N Warner Bromley.

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Responsibility
PCC
Reference

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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