Foulden WW1 Memorial

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Reference WMO182774

Address:

All Saints Churchyard

School Road

Foulden (Norfolk)

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Latin cross
Materials:
  • Stone Stone (any)
Lettering: Incised
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: Standing within the churchyard by the gate.A Latin Cross atop an octagonal pillar which stands upon a square stone plinth, the front bearing the general commemoration, whilst the left and right faces bear the names of 9 men who died in WW1. This stands upon a larger square plinth, which is set into an octagonal base. The names are arranged in order of year of death, giving first and surname, followed by rank, unit, place of death and the year. WMT have contacted the custodians to raise concerns about the condition of the memorial.
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(Front (east) face) To the Glorious Memory of the Men from (gap or worn away (appears to have been removed)) Who laid down their lives for their country in the Great War 1914-1919 This cross is humbly Dedicated (Rear (west) face) Erected by their fellow parishioners, relatives and friends. (There is a further inscription around the base which is inclomplete); Taken from Testament, 1 Samuel, chapter 25, verses 15-16: it reads 'But the men were very good unto us and we were not hurt... they were a wall unto us both by night and by day'.

(Left (south) face) William Amhurst Cecil, M.C. Capt. Gren. Gds. Aisne. 1914., James Armiger. Tpr. Trings Lt. hse. S.Africa. 1915., William Thompson. Pte. Black Watch. Loos. 1915., George Dixon. Pte. Norfolk Regt. Somme. 1916., John Ward. Pte. Norfolk Regt. Somme. 1916. (Right (north) face) Frederick Twite. Dvr. R.E. Arras. 1917., Bertie Augustus Hunn. Ypres. 1917., Stanley Twite. Pte. K.O.R.Lancs. France. 1918., Horace John Parnell. Gnr. R.F.A. Arras. 1918.

Grade II (England)

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