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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Brentwood
Town
Great Warley
County
Essex
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
65494
Current location

On the junction of Great Warley Street and Warley Road.
Village Green
Great Warley Street
Great Warley
Brentwood
Essex
CM13 3JE
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 58344 90673
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Cross with a carved sword on the front face. Mounted on an octagonal plinth and four step octagonal base. The names of those who died in WW1 are inscribed on four of the faces of the plinth. The North face of the plinth holds the main inscription. The horizontal surface of the top octagonal step has the names of those who died in WW2.
Inscription
North face: 1914 - 1918/ TO THE GLORIOUS MEMORY OF THE MEN FROM THIS VILLAGE/ WHO FIGHTING FOR THEIR KING AND COUNTRY/ IN THE GREAT WAR FOR THE FREEDOM OF THE WORLD/ PASSED THROUGH THE VALLEY OF THE SHADOW OF DEATH/AND HAVE REACHED THE LIFE BEYOND./ South face: LEST WE FORGET. Top step: 1939 (Names) 1945
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Abadie, Richard
Aldous, J
Allen, George
Austin, Edwin
Bannister, Frank
Barber, David
Boardman, Victor
Bridges, Arthur
Cass, Ernest
Claydon, Archibald
See details for all 30 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 24
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 24
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename.
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 6
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 6
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename.
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
History
1920: Originally commissioned by Evelyn Heseltine at the end of 1920.
Costs

Comments: Sponsored by Mr Evelyn Heseltine c1920

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private

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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