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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Great Yarmouth
Town
Hemsby
County
Norfolk
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
56466
Current location

2
St Mary the Virgin Church
The Street
Hemsby
Great Yarmouth
Norfolk
NR29 4EU
England

OS Grid Ref: TG 49456 17422
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
A celtic cross stands on a plinth in the centre of a paved area, surrounded by a wall displaying the inscription and plaques.
Inscription
On the wall: THEY WERE A WALL UNTO US BOTH BY NIGHT AND DAY. Left Plaque: IN MEMORY OF/ THOSE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ IN THE WORLD WAR/ 1939 - 1945 Right Plaque: (NAMES) Plinth of memorial: (INSCRIPTION UNKNOWN)/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allen, A C
Allen, F
Allen, J W
Armes, C S C
Cubitt, S E
Dyble, W W
Edmonds, A
England, J K
Ferrier, R E
Gibbs, C E
See details for all 28 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 20
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 20
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 8
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 8
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Wall
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brick, Stone
  • Plaques
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • Hemsby 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
Reference

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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