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Memorial details

Memorial type
Gate
District
North Norfolk
Town
Brancaster
County
Norfolk
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Opened
    Date: 1921
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
58328
Current location

At the entrance. In 1956 the gate was moved a little to the south of its original site as sand tended to build up
making it difficult to open the gate.
Royal West Norfolk Golf Club
Brancaster
North Norfolk
Norfolk
PE31 8AX
England

OS Grid Ref: TF 783 453
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
A decorative wrought iron gate supported by two stone gate pillars. Dedicatory inscription is in relief in black lettering on the front face of the gate pillars. There are wrought iron railings on the opposing sides of the pillars. The gate acts as the entrance to the course.
Inscription
Left pillar: ERECTED/ BY THE/ ROYAL WEST NORFOLK/ AND THE/ BRANCASTER VILLAGE/ GOLF CLUBS/ IN MEMORY OF/ THE MEMBERS OF THE/ TWO CLUBS/ WHO LOST THEIR LIVES/ IN/ THE WAR/ 1914-1919/ AND/ IN THE WAR/ 1939-1945. Right pillar: (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Boughey, M U
Coke, Hon A
Coke, Hon D A
Cory-wright, A J J
Cresswell, C H J
Druce, D M B
Fernie, D S
Fiddaman, W
Fletcher, E R
Game, H J
See details for all 39 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 23
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 23
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,decorations
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 17
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 17
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,decorations
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Gate
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wrought Iron
  • Gate posts
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - York
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Royal West Norfolk Golf Club.

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