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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Waveney
Town
Lowestoft
County
Suffolk
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), VC or GC Recipients
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 7 November 1920
    Attended by: Col Commandant Angus McNeill DSO
  • Dedicated
    Date: 7 November 1920
    Attended by: Rev W G Hardie
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
57222
Current location

Ground floor of the museum
Lowestoft War Memorial Museum
Sparrows Nest Gardens
Lowestoft
Waveney
Suffolk
NR32 1XG
England

OS Grid Ref: TM 55107 94437
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Rosina Jennings Hall
    Commodore Road
    Oulton Broad
    Waveney
    Suffolk
    NR32 3NF
    England

    OS Grid Ref: TM 52142 92898
    Denomination: Undefined
  • St John's Church
    Lowestoft
    Waveney
    Suffolk
    England

    OS Grid Ref: TM 54658 92591
    Denomination: Church of England
Description
Three carved wooden boards with gilt lettering, dedicated to the men of the parish and church of St John's in Lowestoft.
Inscription
THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVER MORE / Navy (Names) / To the / glory of God / and in grateful memory / of the men of this Church / and Parish / who gave their lives / in the Great War. / 1914 - 1919 / Air Force / (Names) / Army / (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Addison, J H
Andrews, E
Ayres, G E
Backhouse, H
Balls, H G
Balls, O H
Bardwell, M G
Benstead, C H
Blake, E A
Blanchflower, P R
See details for all 94 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 94
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 94
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: initials of forenames, surname, commendation, service
    Order of information: service
  • VC or GC Recipients
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: initials of forenames, surname, commendation, service
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Lowestoft War Memorial Museum
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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© WMR-57222

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