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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
South Norfolk
Town
Hardley
County
Norfolk
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
72055
Current location

In the churchyard.
St Margaret's Church
Lower Hardley Road
Hardley
South Norfolk
Norfolk
NR14 6BU
England

OS Grid Ref: TG 38526 00727
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
A Celtic cross mounted on a three-stepped base. The dedication is written on the front face in black lettering.
Inscription
THEIR NAME / LIVETH / FOR EVERMORE / IN MEMORY OF THE MEN OF / HARDLEY. / WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES IN THE / GREAT WAR 1914 – 1919. / (Names) / "MAY THEY REST IN PEACE" //
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 7
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 7
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname.
    Order of information: Surname.
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
Listing information
  • Hardley War Memorial
  • Grade II
  • 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
History
The memorial has been professionally cleaned and the letters re-cut by H. l. Perfitt Ltd in October 2016 with funding from the War Memorial small grant scheme.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Parish Council

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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