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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Kings Lynn And West Norfolk
Town
Wolferton
County
Norfolk
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
53415

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Current location

ST PETERS CHURCH
Wolferton
Kings Lynn And West Norfolk
Norfolk
PE31
England

OS Grid Ref: TF 657 281
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
White triangular WW1 tablet with smaller white rectangualr tablet below for WW2. Inscription on WW1 tablet within reverse ogee moulded frame with trfoils at each corner, both tablets resting on bird's beak moulded corbels.
Inscription
WOLFERTON/ AMONGST THOSE WHO WENT FORTH FROM THIS/ VILLAGE TO SERVE THEIR GOD THEIR KING, AND/ COUNTRY, IN THE GREAT WAR OF 1914-1918, WERE / THESE BRAVE MEN WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES / UNSELFISHLY AND GLORIOUSLY/ (Names)/ 1939 + 1945/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Barrett, Albert John
Batterbee, Albert Edward
Cox, Samuel Edgar
Haylett, Frederick Samuel
Haylett, William James
Hudson, Ernest Louis
Jordan, William
Larrington, Alfred
Moore, Thomas Arthur
Riches, Edgar James Kitchener
See details for all 11 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 8
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 8
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 3
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 3
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
Components
  • Tablets
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Limestone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
CHURCH AUTHORITIES

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