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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
North Norfolk
Town
Whissonsett, Dereham
County
Norfolk
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
56248
Current location

St Marys Church
Whissonsett
Dereham
North Norfolk
Norfolk
England

OS Grid Ref: TF 918 233
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Cross on three tier plinth. Inscription on plinth and small shield with the cross of St George is depicted on the cross shaft.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN HONOURED/ MEMORY OF THE/ MEN OF WHISSONSETT/ WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918/ (NAMES)/ 1939 -1945/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 10
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 10
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 7
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 7
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
Listing information
  • Whissonett 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
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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