Wroxham War Memorial

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Reference WMO254114

Address:

Norwich Road (junction with Church Lane)

Wroxham

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Roadside
Description: Other cross
Materials:
  • Stone Limestone
Lettering: Incised
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: Within a small walled garden, upon a paved surround, an ornate celtic cross, atop a carved, flat, tapered column, the lower front face of which bears the names of those who fell during WW1, and below, those who fell during WW2. It sits on a two-tiered base, the front of which bears an inscription relating to its benefactor.
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IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THE GLORIOUS DEAD WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES AT SEA, ON LAND & IN THE AIR FIGHTING FOR GOD, KING & EMPIRE 1914-1918 (names) 1939-1945 (names) (base) THIS CROSS IS GIVEN TO THE VILLAGE OF WROXHAM IN LOVING MEMORY OF LT. ARTHUR WILLIAM PASSMORE / WHO FELL IN ACTION NEAR HULLUCH, FRANCE, APRIL 5TH 1916.

(WW1) BEMAN, P. NORFOLK REGT. / BURTON, G. NORFOLK REGT. / CHAMBERLIN, A. W. ROYAL ENGINEERS. / CHAMBERLIN, H. V. R.A.M.C. / DAVIES, S. G. W. ROYAL FUSILIERS. / FOX, F. J. NORFOLK REGT. / GUNTON, G. J. NORFOLK REGT. / HEWETSON, R. J. R. L.N.LANCS.RGT. / HORSLEY, E. NORFOLK REGT. / KERRY, C. P. LDN. WESTMNSTRS. / LAMB, J. ROYAL ENGINEERS. / LOYNES, E. F. QNS. WESTMNSTRS. / PASSMORE, A. W. ROYAL W. SURREY. / PITCHER, E. T. NORFOLK REGT. / SPURGEON, A. W. YORKSHIRE RGT. / TOOLEY, E. A. SUFFOLK YMNRY. / WRIGHT, D. R. NORFOLK REGT. (WW2) VAN CITTERS, A. S. AUSTRALIAN ARMY. / GREENACRE, C. C. G. R.A.F. / GRIMWOOD, P. R.A.F. / HALL, M. T. T. R.A.F. / KIDD, G. G. R.N. / ORMEROD, R. R.N.V.R. / SHUTTLEWORTH, R. A. R.A.F. / WICKS, G. A. BEDS & HERTS REGT.

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