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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Breckland
Town
Great Hockham
County
Norfolk
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
MS HELEN DOWNES (Artist)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
53352

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Current location

On right by entrance to churchyard
Holy Trinity Church
Church Lane
Great Hockham
Breckland
Norfolk
IP24 1NZ
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 95105 92167
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
PLAIN WHITE SQUARE EDGED CROSS ON THREE STEPPED BASE. CROSSED RIFLES IN WREATH CARVED INTO CROSS AT TOP OF INSCRIPTION
Inscription
1914 1919/ TO THE MEMORY OF / (NAMES)/ 1939-1945/ (NAMES)/ EUROPEAN WAR/ THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVER
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bell, John C
Bunnett, Harry
Burlingham, Edward C
Church, Edward W
Church, Horace W
Edwards, Thomas A. J.
Ellis, George H
Frost, George E
Gates, Frederick J. H.
Grimwood, George H. D.
See details for all 22 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 17
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 17
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, Surname, Date of Death
    Order of information: Date of Death
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 5
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 5
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, Surname, Date of Death
    Order of information: Date of Death
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Portland
  • Roll of honour
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Paper
Listing information
  • WAR MEMORIAL IN THE GROUNDS OF HOLY TRINITY CHURCH
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
History
2013: Repair to cross by the insertion of a steel pin through the crack. Funded by War Memorials Trust. 2010: Inspected by Brets of Watton. Advised that cross has cracked and needs supports. Repairs are planned. Memorial cleaned at this date. 01/12/2007: Grade 2 listed. 2007: Further set of paving stones laid in place of the gravel, which was causing problems. Carried out by Gt Hockham Parish Council. 2000: New paving stones and gravel laid around the memorial by Wretham and Hockham RBL. 1998: Cleaned.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
GREAT HOCKHAM PARISH COUNCIL
Reference
  • War Memorials Trust

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