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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
Suffolk Coastal
Town
Wickham Market
County
Suffolk
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945), Second World War - civilians, First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
Mr A W J Mullins NIWM F/W, D. W Arbon, J. Wright
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 11 August 1920
    Attended by: Undefined
  • Unveiled
    Date: 05 October 1989
    Attended by: Reveredn G. Bell
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
5601
Current location

Junction of Chapel Lane and High Street
Small Memorial Garden
Chapel Lane
Wickham Market
Suffolk Coastal
Suffolk
IP13 0SB
England

OS Grid Ref: TM 30190 55707
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Congregational Church
    Chapel Lane
    Wickham Market
    Suffolk Coastal
    Suffolk
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Column on four sided plinth with three bronze plaques with names. A Great War plaque is superimposed on wreath with Royal Arms above.
Inscription
Bronze plaque on 6 o’ clock face: TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN PROUD AND/ GRATEFUL MEMORY OF/ THE MEN OF THIS PARISH/ WHO FELL SERVING THEIR/ KING AND COUNTRY IN THE/ GREAT WAR 1914-1918 1939 1945/ (NAMES)/ CIVILIANS/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Balls, W V
Branton, G J
Buckles, G W
Cable, R
Cook, B
Cooper, H
Cotton, B
Cotton, O G
Easter, F
Finch, W
See details for all 32 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 9
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 9
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surnames
    Order of information: Surname
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 4
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 4
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surnames
    Order of information: Surname
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 32
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 32
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surnames
    Order of information: Surname
Components
  • Plaques
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: depth 772 mm, height 2500 mm, width 1000 mm
    Materials: Stone - York
Listing information
Condition
History
Decorative railings erected around the Memorial in 1990 using remainder of subscription and British Legion funds
Costs

Site: £2604 - 29

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Responsibility
Wickham Market Parish Council

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