Hitcham War Memorial

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Reference WMO265466

Address:

All Saints Church

Church Lane

Hitcham (Suffolk)

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Attached to a building/structure
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
Materials:
  • Stone Marble
Lettering: Inscribed on a plaque
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: within the church on the left-hand (north) wall of the nave. Upon a dark grey marble plaque, a white marble tablet commemoration the names of 25 men of the parish, in two columns, who gave their lives during WW1. The top of the tablet having a half-circle domed, within which is a marble wreath of laurel leaves. A further tablet, of white marbel, has been added below, commemorating the names of 7 men who gave their lives in WW2. Below this memorial are two folders containing the biographical details of those who fell during WW1.
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To the Glory of God/ In honoured memory of/ the men of this parish/ who gave their lives in the/ Great War 1914-1918. (Names) __________ "Greater love hath no man than this,/ that a man lay down his life for his friends."/ This further tablet was erected in proud memory/ of the men who fell in the world war 1939-1945 (Names)

(WW1) Victor M. Brown./ Stanley A. R. Barton./ Sidney A. Barton./ Charles J. Bolton./ Frederick Brett./ Robert H. W. Cobbold./ Edgar F. W. Cobbold./ Harry Cobbold./ Frederick D. R. Crick./ John Dickerson./ Frank Dickerson./ George Edwards./ Harry Green./ Percy R. Fairweather./ William Fisher./ Percy R. Garner./ Frank Groom./ Ernest H. Hubbard./ William Knock./ William Knock./ Bertie W. Knock./ Charles H. Lister./ Walter B. Ruffell./ Charles R. Squirrell./ Robert Whymark. (WW2) Sidney J. Arbon/ George W. Groom/ George W. Knock/ Victor C. Pitts/ Walter W. Rampling/ Arthur C. Reynolds/ Anthony O. Willingham

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