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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Suffolk Coastal
Town
Saxmundham
County
Suffolk
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 13 May 1923
    Attended by: Major General Sir Ronald Lane KCB; KCVO
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
5388
Current location

United Reformed Church
Rendham Road
Saxmundham
Suffolk Coastal
Suffolk
IP17 1BJ
England

OS Grid Ref: TM 38369 63170
Denomination: United Reformed

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Description
Two plaques
Inscription
TO THE GLORIOUS MEMORY OF/ THE MEN OF THIS PARISH/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY/ IN THE GREAT WAR 1919-1918/ (Names) TO THE HONOURED MEMORY OF THE MEN OF/ THIS PARISH WHO FELL IN THE WAR 1939-1945/ (Names)/ THEIR GLORY SHALL NOT BE BLOTTED OUT
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Abbott, W
Atkinson, M.f
Backhouse, H E
Balls, H L
Batley, E A
Bedwell, G.f
Blake, A.d.
Blake, E.f.
Blake, W.g.
Bloomfield, A.e.
See details for all 53 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 40
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 40
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 13
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 13
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 1016mm, width 1244mm
    Materials: Marble - White
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 508mm, width 762mm
    Materials: Marble - White
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Church
Reference
  • Account of unveiling in East Anglian Daily Times 15 May 1923

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