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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
Suffolk Coastal
Town
Bawdsey
County
Suffolk
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Messrs W Wright & Sons, Walton, Sir Cuthbert Quilter MP
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 04 December 1920
    Attended by: Unknown
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
5423
Current location

Recreation Ground
The Street
Bawdsey
Suffolk Coastal
Suffolk
IP12 3AH
England

OS Grid Ref: TM 34710 40120
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Obelisk on two stepped base
Inscription
6 OCLOCK FACE: TO THE/ GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN MEMORY OF/ THE MEN OF BAWDSEY/ WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918/ (NAMES) 3 OCLOCK FACE: THE/ SECOND WORLD WAR/ 1939 - 1945/ IN GRATEFUL MEMORY/ OF TWO BAWDSEY MEN/ WHO GLORIFIED GOD IN/ HIS PROVIDENTIAL DESIGNS FOR THE OVERTHROW OF/ EVIL BY PLAYING THEIR/ PART AND GIVING THEIR LIVES/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Baker, M R
Bridges, G W
Bridges, J H
Bruce, W G P
Burrows, G W
Cady, N J
Clouting, J R
Dunn, N H
Ford, E E
Jordan, G
See details for all 14 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 14
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 14
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,decorations
    Order of information: Initials, surname, decorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forenames, surnames
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: depth 2300 mm, height 6500 mm, width 2300 mm
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • Bawdsey War Memorial
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
Costs

Site: Free of charge

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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