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Sedgebrook

Conflict Commemorated:WW1

Address:St Lawrence

Parish:Sedgebrook

Type of Memorial:Clock

Manufacturer:Revd Thomas Cranmer Ewbank MA (wooden frame); Messrs JB Joyce and Co ltd (clock)

Materials Used:Oak

Description:Blue faced clock with roman numerals that is attached to the south facade of the west tower of the church. The clock is dedicated on the Roll of Honour to all those that served and to those who fell from Sedgebrook. The Roll of Honour is in the form of an illuminated scroll decorated in green and gold and mounted in an oak frame. The frame has carved turned side pillars and a Latin cross. The names are all handwritten.

Inscription:1914 SEDGEBROOK 1918/ TO THE GLORY OF GOD / AND IN MEMORY OF 1914 - 1918/ B.DRAPER. Pte. Lincs/ J.H.HEALD Pte 1st Leics/ J.T.NORTH Cpl. R.G.A./ G.WHATTON Pte. Northams/ AND TO THE HONOUR OF THOSE/ WHO SERVED THEIR KING/ AND COUNTRY/ C. AVERY L/Cpl.13th Hussars/ F. AVERY L/Cpl. 9th Leics/ G. BRAY Driver A.S.C/ A.BULLOCK Cpl. R.G.A/ H. BULLOCK L/Cpl R.E/ McDONALD COUPLAND. P.O. R.N./ E.W. DRAPER. Sgt. Can. R.F.A/ H. DRAPER Mech. Sgt. Maj. R.F.C./ J. HOWES Cpl. Sherwood's/ Marjorie DRAPER Grp Ldr. W/L/A// Ruth MORRIS W/L/A// C. JACKSON Pte.9th Leics./ L.MAYCROFT R.F.C./ G. MEASURES Pte. Notts & Derby./ J. MEASURES Pte. Aust. I. F./ G. NIX. Pte D.L.I./ F. SMITH Pte. M.G.C./ G.TAYLOR Cpl. Royal Sussex/ G. TAYLOR Sapper R.E./ B.TOPPS L/Cpl.1st. Leics/ R/L/TINKLER Mech. American A.F/ A. WHALTON Sgt. Leics./ THE CLOCK IN THE TOWER HAS BEEN/ PLACED THERE BY PUBLIC SUBSCRIPTION/ AS A THANKSGIVING FOR PEACE/ AND IN MEMORY & IN HONOUR OF THE ABOVE

Notes on Condition:UKNIWM Ref: 54223

Surveyor/ Supplier of Information:CJ Anderson, Micahel Credland

Notes:The clock cost £60 and was paid for by public subscription. The memorial was dedicated and unveiled by the Revd Canon Bernard Walter Hancock.

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