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Memorial details

Memorial type
Shrine
District
North Norfolk
Town
Lessingham
County
Norfolk
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
65160

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Current location

St Andrews Church
Church Lane
Lessingham
North Norfolk
Norfolk
NR12 0SH
England

OS Grid Ref: TG 403 284
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Wooden shrine with crucifix below a pitched roof and carved wooden pillars each side. Centrally is a roll of honour with the Allied flags at the top and names below.
Inscription
ROLL OF HONOUR/ FOR/ GOD KING AND COUNTRY/ Hempstead & Lessington cum Eccles/ In Memorium/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Clements, Alec Claude
Cutting, Walter John
Dyball, John Edward
Kendall, Locke F W
Platford, James
Wilkins, Ernest
Wilkins, Robert John
See details for all 7 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 7
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 7
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,manner of death
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Shrine
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
  • Roll of honour
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Paper
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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