Horseheath Memorial

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Reference WMO255648

Address:

All Saints Church

Wst Wickham Road

Horseheath

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Inside a building - public/private
Description: Composite
Materials:
  • Stone Portland stone
Lettering: Incised
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: Inside All Saints Church, Horseheath is a wall mounted stone memorial tablet which incorporates a flower urn on either side. This may well have been a simple tablet above a stone shelf, but had a smaller tablet fixed below the shelf, with the addition of the urns, after the 1939-1945 war.
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The dedication starts with the inscribed words, all painted black, "TO THE GLORY OF GOD" in a semicircle above an inscribed wreath. Below that is:- IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THE / MEN FROM THIS PARISH WHO / GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE / GREAT WAR 1914-1919 then below the shelf on a smaller tablet IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF // THE MEN OF HORSEHEATH WHO // GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE WAR // 1939-1945

(WW1) A.CRACKNELL.SUFFOLK REGT // F.DOCKERILL. ROYAL NAVAL DIVISION // B.P.A.DOCKERELL. CITY OF LONDON REGT // C.H.FREESTONE. ROYAL FUSILIERS // R.HANCHETT. LONDON RIFLE BRIGADE // T.MORRELL. ROYAL FUSILIERS // F.READER. ROYAL FUSILIERS // W.SCOTCHER. ROYAL FIELD ARTILLERY // A.SHORE. SUFFOLK REGT // C.SHORE. ROYAL SUSSEX REGT (WW2) F.W.ASHFIELD R.A.F. // L.J.ASHFIELD R.A.F. // A.HAMMOND. CAMBRIDGESHIRE REGT // L.JACOBS. CAMBRIDGESHIRE REGT // R.MURRELL. GRENADIER GUARDS // B.RUSE. CAMBRIDGESHIRE REGT

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