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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Breckland
Town
Thompson
County
Norfolk
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
53389

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Current location

St Martins Church
Church Lane
Thompson
Breckland
Norfolk
IP24 1QD
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 92987 96946
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Small rectangular wall-mounted tablet with black inscription and decorative tile border in alabaster frame.
Inscription
IN GLORIOUS MEMORY OF TOMPSON (sic) MEN/ WHO DIED FOR ENGLAND IN THE GREAT WAR/ (Names)/ ERECTED BY THE SORROWING VILLAGERS.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Brown, Lewis G
Carver, William
Halls, William
Hart, Arthur J
Hunt, Walter G
Jessup, Richard J
Stubbs, William J
Thurston, John
See details for all 8 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 8
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 8
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, Surname
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname
Components
  • Frame
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Alabaster
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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