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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Chelmsford
Town
Chelmsford
County
Essex
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1949
    Attended by: Sir Miles Dempsey
  • Dedicated
    Date: 1949
    Attended by: Sir Miles Dempsey
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
69795
Current location

Inside the church
Chelmsford Cathedral
Chelmer Court Church Street
Chelmsford
Chelmsford
Essex
CM1 1NS
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 70824 06957
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
A rectangular alabaster tablet , the sides and bottom edges straight , the top edge with both convex and concave curves . all with a simple raised border . At top the badge of the Essex Yeomanry in full colour below that the dedication incised and coloured black
Inscription
THIS MEMORIAL IS ERECTED/ TO THE GLORY OF GOD/IN PROUD AND HONOURED MEMORY/ OF ALL RANKS OF THE/ ESSEX YEOMANRY/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES DURING THE WAR/ 1939 - 1945/ AND ALSO/ IN THANKFUL REMEMBRANCE/ OF THOSE WHO SERVED IN THE REGIMENT/ AND RETURNED SAFELY/ 104 ESSEX YEOMANRY REGT R.H.A./ 414 ESSEX YEOMANRY BATTERY R.H.A./ 147 ESSEX YEOMANRY FIELD REGT R.A./ 191 HERTS & ESSEX YEOMANRY FIELD REGT. R.A./ WESTERN DESERT OF EGYPT LIBYA SIEGE OF TOBRUK/ BURMA 1942 ITALY NORTH WEST EUROPE 1944-1945
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Regiment
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Alabaster
Listing information
  • CATHEDRAL CHURCH OF ST MARY THE VIRGIN
  • Grade I
  • 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

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