Hindringham WW1 and WW2 Memorial

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Reference WMO212521

Address:

St. Martin's Churchyard

The Street

Hindringham

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Other cross
Materials:
  • Stone Limestone
  • Stone Marble
Lettering: Leaded
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: Within the churchyard, on the south eastern corner of the church.A floral cross atop a tall, slender polygonal pillar, adorned on the front face with a reversed sword. This sits upon an polygonal, corniced base. On the front face is the general commemoration for WW1, with the names of 11 who fell listed on the adjacent left and right faces. The names are listed in surname alphabetical order, with rank and first name. The name of one who fell in WW2 is listed on the front face below the general commemoration. The whole stands upon a two-stepped, tiered base, within a gravel and stone surround. The panels which bear the inscriptions are of marble.
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(WW1)] IN/ THANKFUL MEMORY OF/ THE SONS OF/ HINDRINGHAM/ WHO LAID DOWN THEIR/ LIVES FOR HOME AND/ COUNTRY IN THE/ GREAT WAR 1914-1919./ 'THEIR REWARD IS WITH THE/ LORD, AND THE CARE OF/ THEM WITH THE MOST HIGH.' (WW2) 1939-1945 (One name)

(WW1 left face) PTE. THOMAS E. BACK./ LCE. CPL. HERBERT A. CHASNEY./ PTE. WILLIAM FENN./ PTE. HENRY H. HAINES./ PTE. SAM. W. G. HALL./ (Right face) PTE. SIDNEY HUDSON./ PTE. GEORGE H. SANDS./ PTE. CHARLES SMITH./ PTE. SAMUEL SMITH./ TR. ROBERT H. WALL./ PTE. BENJAMIN WYER. (WW2) FLT/SERG. H.E.G.PUGH

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