Great Leighs War Memorial

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Reference WMO/130881

Address:

St Mary the Virgin Church

Boreham Road

Great Leighs

Chelmsford

CM3 1PP

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Attached to a building/structure
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
Lettering: Inscribed on a plaque
About the memorial: Full biographical and other documentation available at: http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/1368867 Summary: UK National Inventory of War Memorials No.22246. Set in the 1715 boundary wall outside St Mary the Virgin Church is the Memorial to the men of the Parish of Great Leighs who gave their lives in the World Wars of 1914~1919 and 1939~1945.
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GREAT LEIGHS 1920 THIS TABLET WAS PLACED HERE BY THE PARISHIONERS OF GREAT LEIGHS IN HONORED MEMORY OF FELLOW PARISHIONERS WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR OUR COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 ~ 1919 . THEY WHOM THIS TABLET COMMEMORATES WERE NUMBERED AMONG THOSE WHO AT THE CALL OF KING AND COUNTRY LEFT ALL THAT WAS DEAR TO THEM ENDURED HARDNESS FACED DANGER AND FINALLY PASSED OUT OF THE SIGHT OF MEN BY THE PATH OF DUTY AND SELF SACRIFICE GIVING UP THEIR OWN LIVES THAT OTHERS MIGHT LIVE IN FREEDOM LET THOSE WHO COME AFTER SEE TO IT THAT THEIR NAMES BE NOT FORGOTTEN

CHARLES CLOUGHTON / ERNEST GEORGE CLOUGHTON / CHARLES COOK / CHARLES JOSEPH DIGBY / ERNEST DIGBY / WILLIAM DUKE / ARCHIE FITCH / ARTHUR FITCH / DICK FITCH / GEORGE BENNETT FITCH / FREDERICK MANSFIELD / CHARLES JONATHAN RAYNER / HARRY SARGEANT / ALAN GEORGE TRITTON / ALFRED REGINALD WARD / CHARLES HENRY WARD / ERNEST WRIGHT / HERBERT GEORGE WRIGHT / LOUIS WALTER WRIGHT / 1939 ~ 1945 / ERIC SYDNEY BRIGGS / DAVID COARD / DAVID GORDON COUSINS / ALAN HULL / RICHARD FRANK TOWNEND / ALFRED BERNARD READ

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