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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
Thurrock
Town
East Tilbury
County
Essex
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
Tudor Rose Memorials (Mason)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 9 December 2006
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
56334

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Current location

In Memorial Garden inside the fort- only accessible on open days on the 4th Sunday of each month
Coalhouse Fort
Princess Margaret Road
East Tilbury
Thurrock
Essex
RM18 8QD
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 69075 76797
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Obelisk on a square bevelled plinth and base, with a black sphere at top and black marble tablets on the four faces of the plinth. Inscription in white upright block capitals.
Inscription
6 o'clock face: THE/ GREAT WAR 9 o'clock face: ERECTED BY THE R.A & R.E. OF/ COALHOUSE FORT TO COMMEM-/ ORATE THE GREAT WAR OF 1914-18/ MAJOR P. LEA BIRCH. R.G.A. O.C. TROOP/ CAPT E. R. COPE. R.A. ADJUTANT TROOP 12 o'clock face: THE ALLIES/ BRITISH EMPIRE JAPAN/ FRANCE PORTUGAL/ RUSSIA SERBIA/ ITALY MONTENEGRO/ BELGIUM RUMANIA 3 o'clock face: COALHOUSE FORT/ NO 2 COY R.G.A. O.C. MAJ P. LEA BIRCH/ NO 2 COY E & S R.G.A.(T) O.C. MAJOR E. R. DIECK/ NO 2 COY L.E.E. R.E.(T) O.C. CAPT C.W.C. MAYE/ DET 1ST REG. C.B. SUFFOLK REGIMENT
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Tablets
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - Black
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Site: Free
Comments: Memorial donated by Tudor Rose Memorials.
Memorial: Donated

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
The Coalhouse Fort Project
Reference

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