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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Breckland
Town
Merton Near Watton
County
Norfolk
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unknown
    Date: C 1920
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
53355

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Current location

In porch
St Peters Church
Watton Rd
Merton Near Watton
Breckland
Norfolk
IP25 6QH
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 91192 98014
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Small rectangualar wall-mounted tablet with dark grey inscription. Corniched border of orange and white marble and inlaid border of small coloured tiles around inscription.
Inscription
IN LOVING MEMORY OF/ MERTON SOLDIERS WHO DIED FOR/ ENGLAND IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-18/ (NAMES)/ ERECTED BY THEIR GRATEFUL FELLOW PARISHIONERS 1920
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Day, Martin
Fletcher, Bernard
Smith, William J
Sturgeon, George
Sturgeon, Sidney
See details for all 5 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 5
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 5
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename,additional
    Order of information: surname,forename,additional
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height C 250 MM, width C 500 MM
    Materials: Marble
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Responsibility
MERTON PCC

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