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Memorial details

Memorial type
Hall / Institute
District
St Edmundsbury
Town
Wickhambrook
County
Suffolk
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Opened
    Date: 13th April 1951
    Attended by: Mr Griffiths Woollard
  • Opened
    Date: May 1972
    Attended by: Mrs Eldon Griffiths
  • Dedicated
    Date: 13th April 1951
    Attended by: Rev W H Cooke
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
5291
Current location

Wickhambrook Memorial Social Centre
Cemetery Road
Wickhambrook
St Edmundsbury
Suffolk
CB8 8XP
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 74505 55341
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Memorial Hall with associated oak board. The board is double framed and have golden lettering.
Inscription
THIS HALL WAS ERECTED/ IN MEMORY OF THE MEN OF/ WICKHAMBROOK/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ IN TWO WARS. THOSE/ WHO FELL IN THE WAR OF/ 1914-1918 ARE RECORDED ON/ THE MEMORIAL CROSS NEAR/ THIS PLACE. THOSE WHO FELL/ IN THE WAR OF 1939-45/ ARE AS FOLLOWS:/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Alcock, C
Cecil, H
Haygreen, J
Holden, J
Macartney, H
Mortlock, V
See details for all 6 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • 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
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood - Oak
  • Hall
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
Listing information
Condition
History
In the 1960s the Hall was at risk and The Community Council was formed in 1966 with the intention of saving the building. The hall was refurbished and reopened in 1972.
Costs

Site: £155

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Responsibility
Village Hall Committee
Reference

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