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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
South Norfolk
Town
Geldeston
County
Norfolk
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
78524
Current location

St Michael's Churchyard
Old Yarmouth Road
Geldeston
South Norfolk
Norfolk
NR34 0LP
England

OS Grid Ref: TM 39516 92278
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Stone Latin cross on straight shaft, ornately carved octagonal plinth and four-stepped octagonal base.
Inscription
On cross (both sides): LAUS DEO // East face: [Plinth] 1914 / TO / 1918. // [Top step] THEIR / NAME LIVETH // [2nd step] FOR EVERMORE // [3rd step] 1939 - 1945 // North-east face: [Plinth] (Norfolk Regiment emblem) // [Top step] NORFOLK / REGIMENT // [2nd step] (3 names) // [3rd step] (2 names) // North face: [Plinth] (Royal Navy emblem) // [Top step] ROYAL NAVY // [2nd step] (Name) // [3rd step] (Name) // North-west face: [Plinth] (Royal Engineers regimental emblem) // [Top step] ROYAL / ENGINEERS // [2nd step] (Name) // West face: [Plinth] (Royal Navy reserves emblem) // [Top step] ROYAL NAVAL / RESERVE // [2nd step] (Name) // South-west face: [Plinth] (Sherwood Foresters regimental emblem) // [Top step] SHERWOOD / FORESTERS // [2nd step] (Name) // South face: [Plinth] (Suffolk Regiment emblem) // [Top step] SUFFOLK REG. // [2nd step] (Name) // [3rd step] ROYAL SUSSEX REGT. / (Name) // South-east face: [Plinth] (Royal Navy Air Service emblem) // [Top step] ROYAL NAVAL / AIR SERVICE. // [2nd step] (Name) // [3rd step] R.A.F. / (Name) //
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 9
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 9
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: regiment, rank, firstname, surname
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 5
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 5
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: regiment, rank, firstname, surname
    Order of information: Undefined
Listing information
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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