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Memorial details

Memorial type
Pillar / Column
District
Suffolk Coastal
Town
Felixstowe
County
Suffolk
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945), First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 15 Aug 1920
    Attended by: Sir Courtenay Warner
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
5309
Current location

On the Sea Front
Sea Front
Undercliff Road West
Felixstowe
Suffolk Coastal
Suffolk
IP11 7LZ
England

OS Grid Ref: TM 30215 34281
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
A Corinthian column, surmounted by a metal figure of a dove. On each side of the base of the obelisk are four dedicatory stone plaques. Below, where the steps are, are additional black plaques. The memorial is surrounded by grass and bordered with a flower garden.
Inscription
ERECTED BY THE/ PEOPLE OF FELIXSTOWE/ TO THE MEMORY OF THEIR/ MEN WHO WERE KILLED IN ACTION OR DIED OF WOUNDS/ OR DISEASE IN THE SERVICE/ OF KING AND COUNTRY/ DURING THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918 THE SUM OF £1000 WAS/ ALSO SUBSCRIBED BY/ THE TOWNSPEOPLE AND/ GIVEN TO THE ENDOWMENT/ FUND OF THE FELIXTOWE/ COTTAGE HOSPITAL FOR/ THE ALLEVIATION OF/ HUMAN SUFFERING
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Aldis, H
Alexander, E H
Backhouse, G P
Baker, C
Baldry, C H
Barber, E R
Barber, H J
Barham, J W
Barrell, J
Barton, A R
See details for all 164 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 111
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 111
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Surname
    Order of information: Undefined
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 163
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 163
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Surname, decorations.
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Column
    Measurements: height 6705mm
    Materials: Stone - Portland
Listing information
Condition
History
Dove missing a wing (1994) (Still in 2016), Although it is with Town Council
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Responsibility
Felixstowe Town Council
Reference

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