World War 1

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


  1. [S315] Website IWM War Memorials Archive (

Debenham War Memorial - World War 1

GREAT WAR 1914 - 18

Thomas Aldous
Frederick Artiss
Montague Artiss
Arthur Bachelor
Frank Balaam
Frederick Barrett
Bertie Buckingham
Sedley Collins
Nathaniel Cook
Noah Cook
Charles Craske
Basil Eade
Arthur Emeny
George Gilling
Frederick Goward
William Harvey
Henry Huggins
Frederick Kerry
Frank Laflin
Charlie Marchant
William Marjoram
John Marsh
Bertie Miller
Spencer Peck
William Peck
Wilfred Ray
Ernest Rosier
George Rowe
Stanley Ruffles
Frank Snell
Reginald Snell
Horace Taylor
Alfred Woolnough