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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Suffolk Coastal
Town
Leiston
County
Suffolk
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
John Albert Sherman (Architect)
Messrs Smyth Bros (Builder)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 20 September 1924
    Attended by: Colonel Frank Garrett CBE
  • Dedicated
    Date: 20 September 1924
    Attended by: Bishop of St Edmundsbury and Ipswich
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
5372
Current location

Leiston Cemetery Chapel
Waterloo Avenue
Leiston
Suffolk Coastal
Suffolk
IP16 4JE
England

OS Grid Ref: TM 43487 62909
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
White marble tablet with Gothic arched top in stone frame set within the external wall of the Cemetery Chapel.
Inscription
1914 1918/ TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN GRATEFUL/ MEMORY OF OUR BELOVED DEAD/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Airy, A J
Baker, A E
Baldry, L W E
Barker, W
Barnes, A G
Bedwell, G
Berry, A R
Bird, E
Bird, M
Blake, C A
See details for all 122 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 122
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 122
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height 3048mm, width 12192mm
    Materials: Marble - White
  • Bed
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Unknown
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Memorial: £1230

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Leiston Town Council
Reference
  • Account of unveiling in East Anglian Daily Times, 22 September 1924.

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