Wereham War Memorial

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Reference WMO/161564


St Margaret's Church

Church Road


King's Lynn

PE33 9AW


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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Latin cross
  • Stone Stone (any)
Lettering: Inscribed on a plaque
  • First World War (1914-1918)
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
  • Unknown
About the memorial: Standing on the western edge of the churchyard, in a gap in the churchyard wall, overlooking the village green/pond. A sandstone Latin Cross atop a slender octagonal pillar, upon a carved octagonal plinth, above a two-tiered base. The whole standing an a small, flagged pavement, behind a black metal fence.The front face bears a brass plaque with the general commemoration and the names of 2 who fell in WW2. The left and right faces bear similar plaques, with the names of 15 who fell in WW1. The names for WW1 are listed in surname alphabetical order, with first name and surname. No ranks or units are listed. (The brass plaques are replacements for the original naming, but it is not known what that was.)
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In Memory Of The Men Of Wereham Who Died For Their Country In The Great War 1914 - 1918 And Those In The Second World War 1939 - 1945 (2 names)

(1914-1918) (Left face) George Barley Edward English Robert Bendell Robert Griggs William Cullen Albert Laud Fred English Harry Matthews (Right face) Walter Meeks Herbert Tillbrook Jabez Pilgrim Frank Tillbrook Percy Robertson Gilbert Tillbrook William Wick (1939-1945) (Front face) Dennis Clarence Matthews Alexander Herbert Bellamy

Grade II (England)


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