Great Leighs War Memorial
St Mary the Virgin Church
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Grants to support the repair and conservation of war memorials are available from the charity War Memorials Trust if it has raised funds. Support is focused on war memorials in Very bad or Poor condition or where there is a serious Concern.
Before applying for a grant you should read the advice available on War Memorials Trust`s website. The What we can and cannot fund helpsheet explains what types of work the charity can fund.
If you believe your project is eligible for a grant you should complete the Pre-application enquiry form. You will need to be registered and logged in to complete this.
The Pre-application enquiry form is a series of questions to see if your project is eligible. If it is, you will need to provide further details and submit current colour photographs of the war memorial in either a png, gif, jpg or jpeg format.
You can save your Pre-application enquiry form as you go along. Once submitted War Memorials Trust will respond.
As a charity, War Memorials Trust relies on voluntary donations and every contribution, no matter how large or small, makes a really big difference to our work. Your donation will help protect and conserve war memorials for future generations so please support War Memorials Trust’s work.
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