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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Tendring
Town
Elmstead
County
Essex
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Non-Specific Conflict
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
70570
Current location

On village green.
Clacton Road
Elmstead
Tendring
Essex
CO7 7AB
England

OS Grid Ref: TM 06259 24524
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Stone cross set on a shaft, tapering plinth, and gravel base.
Inscription
6o'clock face: ELMSTEAD/ PARISH/ MEMORIAL./ IN/ GRATEFUL MEMORY/ OF THOSE PEOPLE/ WHO LOST THEIR LIVES/ IN ALL CONFLICTS/ FOR THE CAUSE OF FREEDOM/ WE WILL REMEMBER THEM. 3o'clock face: 1914-1918 (Names) 9o'clock face: (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allen, O A Ellis
Baker, Albert A
Baker, Ernest A
Baker, Ernest E
Barker, Samuel
Bloomfield, Frederick W
Carrington, Arthur
Cole, Mark
Crackling, G Oliver
Day, John H
See details for all 28 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 28
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 28
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname THEN forename
  • Non-Specific Conflict
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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