Foulsham War Memorial

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Reference WMO209936

Address:

High Street

jct Reepham Road

Foulsham, Norfolk

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Roadside
Description: Pillar/column
Materials:
  • Stone Portland stone
Lettering: Incised
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: In the square formed by the two roads, a polygonal needle column, upon a similar shaped plinth, upon a two-tiered stepped base. The whole surrounded by a wrought-iron fence with locked gate.The first face bears the general commemoration for WW1, beneath which, on the lower steps, is the general commemoration for WW2, with 10 names listed in alphabetical order, with first names. Around the remaining 5 sides of the upper plinth are the names of 25 men (5 to each face) who gaves their lives in WW1. The names are all generally in surname alphabetical order, except for the lower one on each of the last two faces.
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TO/ THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN MEMORY OF THE/ MEN OF THIS PARISH/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1919/ (25 Names) (WW2) THESE ALSO MADE THE/ SUPREME SACRIFICE IN THE/ WORLD WAR 1939-1945/ (10 Names)

(WW1) CHARLES AMIIS/ PERCY ARNOLD/ ALFRED BARBER/ ALBERT BROWN/ ALBERT BUDREY/ CHARLES CALVER/ STANLEY EVERITT/ BERTRAND FOWLER/ EDGAR HENDRY/ WILLIAM HENDRY/ GEORGE HILL/ WILLIAM HIPKIN/ CHARLES JARVIS/ GEORGE LAING/ HARRY MASSINGHAM/ HERBERT MASSINGHAM/ SAMUEL MITCHELL/ JOHN PRIOR/ VICTOR RUSSELL/ GEORGE LANE/ DONALD SCARFE/ GEORGE SEAMAN/ ALFRED STROULGER/ ROBIN STROULGER/ HARRY MESNEY/ (WW2) RONALD ALLEN/ ALAN BLAKE/ ARTHUR COLE/ GEORGE FARROW/ GORDON FLETCHER/ ARTHUR FROST/ VICTOR GEORGE/ FREDERICK GIRLING/ LEONARD GRAY/ REGINALD MARGESON.

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