Debenham War Memorial

The Debenham War Memorial was unveiled on 1st March 1920 and was sited at the Debenham War Memorial Institute in Gracechurch Street. The cost was met by Public Subscription.

It is described as a rectangular Stone of Remembrance with inscriptions on the front and right sides and was made of Yorkstone.  It had a height of 2150mm, a width of 1300mm and a depth of 1000mm. The Architect was Mr. H. Smith and the Builder was Mr. H. Taylor.

When the Institute was sold in October 1966 the War Memorial was moved by J. Wright and Son of Ipswich, into the Churchyard of St. Mary Magdalene.1

Citations

  1. [S315] Website IWM War Memorials Archive (http://www.ukniwm.org.uk).
Debenham War Memorial
Name On The War MemorialDate Of DeathCommemorated
Aldous, Thomas15 April 1918Hedauville Communal Cemetery Extension, Hedauville, Somme, France
Artiss, Frederick William15 August 1917Calais Southern Cemetery, Calais, Pas De Calais, France
Artiss, Montague George18 November 1916The Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France
Balaam, Edward George12 July 1943Thanbyuzayat War Cemetery, Burma
Balaam, Francis Ebenezer17 May 1918Mailly Wood Cemetery, Mailly-Maillet, Somme, France
Barrett, Frederick8 May 1917The Arras Memorial, Calais, Pas De Calais, France
Batchelor, Arthur Elton28 April 1917The Arras Memorial, Calais, Pas De Calais, France
Buckingham, Bertie3 August 1917The Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, West Vlaanderen, Belgium
Clodd-Broom, Herbert Edward24 July 1943Thanbyuzayat War Cemetery, Burma
Cook, Nathaniel Augustus31 December 1916The Basra Memorial, Baghdad, Iraq
Cook, Noah Stanley27 March 1918The Pozieres Memorial, Somme, France
Craske, Edmund Charles14 January 1917Delville Wood Cemetery, Longueval, Somme, France
Denny, Christopher Robert28 April 1943Massicault War Cemetery, Tunisia
Eade, Basil Stanley26 April 1918Debenham Cemetery, Debenham, Suffolk, England
Emeny, Arthur William13 April 1918The Ploegsteert Memorial, Hainault, Belgium
Gillings, George Edward11 April 1918Outtersteene Communal Cemetery Extension, Bailleul, Nord, France
Goward, Frederick Ernest Albert3 July 1916Ovillers Military Cemetery, Somme, France
Harvey, William Horace21 August 1918Gommecourt British Cemetery No. 2, Hebuterne, Calais, Pas De Calais, France
Huggins, Harry7 December 1917Tincourt New British Cemetery, Somme, France
Kerry, Frederick James11 December 1917Ramleh War Cemetery, Israel & Palestine
Laflin, Frank26 August 1918Windmill British Cemetery, Monchy-Le-Preux, Calais, Pas De Calais, France
Marchant, Charles Frederic4 October 1918Tincourt New British Cemetery, Somme, France
Marjoram, William5 December 1917The Tyne Cot Memorial, West Vlaanderen, Belgium
Marsh, John23 July 1917Ramscappelle Road Military Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
Miller, Bertie12 May 1917Hatfield Road Cemetery, St. Albans, Hertfordshire, England
Offord, Sydney George James13 May 1944Kanchanaburi War Cemetery, Thailand
Peck, Spencer9 April 1917The Arras Memorial, Calais, Pas De Calais, France
Peck, William21 November 1916Guards Cemetery, Lesboeufs, Somme, France
Pipe, Harry Ernest25 August 1943Baghdad (North Gate) War Cemetery, Baghdad, Iraq
Ray, William Frederick3 June 1917Strand Military Cemetery, Hainault, Belgium
Rosier, Ernest27 September 1916The Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France
Rowe, George24 March 1916Chambrin Churchyard Extension, Calais, Pas De Calais, France
Ruffles, Stanley William1 May 1918Cabaret-Rouge British Cemetery, Souchez, Calais, Pas De Calais, France
Smith, Sidney Charles5 July 1941Brookwood Memorial, Surrey, England
Snell, Frank Albert20 October 1918Harlebeke New British Cemetery, Harlebeke, West Vlaanderen, Belgium
Snell, Reginald Frederick8 May 1915The Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, West Vlaanderen, Belgium
Taylor, Horace11 October 1916The Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France
Woolnough, Alfred Ernest18 August 1916Serre Road Cemetery No. 2, Somme, France