TF8109 : The War Memorial, Swaffham

taken 4 years ago, near to Swaffham, Norfolk, Great Britain

The War Memorial, Swaffham
The War Memorial, Swaffham
Swaffham War Memorial is situated by the Market Square and takes the form of a small, cross at the top of a square column mounted on a tall pedestal. Attached to the pedestal and column are pink, marble tablets, bearing the inscription and names.

There are 90 names listed for World War I and 25 for World War II (LinkExternal link Roll of Honour).

The main inscription (TF8109 : Swaffham War Memorial Dedication) reads:
To the glorious memory of the 90 Swaffham men who fell in the Great War 1914–1918
Erected by their fellow townsmen

The memorial was re-dedicated 29th September 2002.

Further tablets at the base are inscribed:
To the fallen of East Anglia 1945 –To present day
Lest we forget
(TF8109 : To The Fallen of East Anglia)

And:
In memory of the Swaffham and district Far East prisoners of war 1941-1945
We shall remember them
2011
(TF8109 : Swaffham and District Far East Prisoners of War Memorial)
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 5 August, 2015   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 18 August, 2015
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  City, Town centre  People, Events 
Camera (from Tags)
Panasonic DMC-G3 
Primary Subject of Photo
War Memorial 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TF 819 090 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:38.9034N 0:41.2892E
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OSGB36: geotagged! TF 819 090
View Direction
East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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Monument  Memorial  World War I  The Great War  First World War  Obelisk  Cross  War Memorial  Memorial Garden 

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