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Town or City: Halesworth
County: Suffolk
Country: England
WMT Reference Number: WM2804

Value of grant: £200.00
Type of memorial: Freestanding
Type of work: Conservation and repair
Grant scheme: Small Grants Scheme
Year: 2003

UKNIWM reference number: 4924

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Halesworth war memorial © Halesworth Town Council 2003Halesworth war memorial stands in the Arboretum in Halesworth near the market place. It is a 3 meter/15ft high Aberdeen granite obelisk on a three stepped base. Inscriptions are found on each side and a vase stands in front of the memorial for flowers.

In 2003 War Memorials Trust made a grant of £200 towards re-lettering and re-pointing works.  

The memorial was dedicated on 6th March 1921 and unveiled by Major R A Parry DSO.

Halesworth war memorial before work © Halesworth Town Council 2003The inscription on the memorial reads

In honour of the Men of Halesworth who fell in the Great War 1914 - 1918
"Greater love hath no man than this"
1939 - 1945

A list of names follows the title In Memoriam.

In addition the names of civilians are given

"Lest we Forget"
Civilians killed in Enemy Action
Miss J. E. Clarke
Mr and Mrs H. W. Holland


Halesworth war memorial after work © Halesworth Town Council 2003

Further information

War Memorials Trust reference WM2804
UK National Inventory of War Memorials: 4924

Formerly WM1012K)

If you have a concern about this memorial please contact the Trust on conservation@warmemorials.org

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