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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
South Norfolk
Town
Gillingham
County
Norfolk
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
72595
Current location

Church Road
Gillingham
South Norfolk
Norfolk
NR34 0ND
England

OS Grid Ref: TM 41069 92440
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Wheel cross set on a tapering plinth and square base. The dedication and names are on three sides of the square base in raised black lettering.
Inscription
12 o'clock face: IN MEMORY OF / (Names) // 9 o'clock face: ERECTED / NEAR THE SPOT ON WHICH / KING GEORGE. V. / STOOD TO REVIEW TROOPS / OF THE NORTHERN ARMY / JULY 26TH 1916. // 3 o'clock face: HIS FAITHFUL SUBJECTS / WHO FELL IN THE / GREAT WAR 1914 – 1919 / 1939 – 1945 / (Names) //
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Button, L
Chambers, C T
Drewell, W
Farrow, E C B
Hembling, A W
Kemp, A J
Leon, E
Leon, H
Lobbah, C J
Plumb, F
See details for all 20 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 18
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 18
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, initials
    Order of information: Surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • Gillingham 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
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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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