Memorial details

District
Babergh
Town
Bildeston
County
Suffolk
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
75234

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Current location

St. Mary Magdalene Church
Church Road
Bildeston
Babergh
Suffolk
IP7 7SA
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 98568 49205
Denomination: Church of England

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Previous locations
  • Wattisham Parish Church
    Suffolk
    IP7 7JX
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Parchment scroll in wooden frame commemorating the 23 men of Wattisham, Suffolk, who served in the Great War. The five who died have a red cross against their names. A nearby tablet records only four dead. Two of the 23 received a Military Medal.
Inscription
FOR KING AND COUNTRY. / ROLL OF HONOUR / of the men of / WATTISHAM / who fought in the / GREAT WAR 1914-18 / (23 Names) / GOD SAVE THE KING.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bolton, Ernest
Caley, Arthur
Clabon, Eric
Counter, Percy
Cuthbert, John
Garner, James
Groom, John
Hines, Walter
Palmer, George
Palmer, Horace
See details for all 23 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 23
    Served and returned: 18
    Died: 5
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename, regiment, decorations, served or died
    Order of information: Alphabetical by surname
Components
  • Scroll
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Paper, Paint - Oil
  • Frame
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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