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Obelisk opposite number 12 Loud Terrace, Annfield Plain (Annfield Plain)

Memorial, A693, Loud Terrace, Greencroft © DCC 29.07.2009
Memorial, A693, Loud Terrace, Greencroft © DCC 29.07.2009

Memorial, A693, Loud Terrace, Greencroft © DCC 29.07.2009
Memorial, A693, Loud Terrace, Greencroft © DCC 29.07.2009

Memorial, A693, Loud Terrace, Greencroft © DCC 29.07.2009
Memorial, A693, Loud Terrace, Greencroft © DCC 29.07.2009

Memorial stone to Pilot Officer Joyce. 1919; restored and rededicated 1950. Sandstone ashlar. Obelisk on 2 square steps has low-relief carving of arms of Royal Flying Corps and inscription 'It was here that Pilot Officer Joyce met his death on the night of March 13 1918. Put up by the inhabitants.' Inscription on lower step commemorates Sgt. Observer Joyce, his son, died 1940. (1-2)

Reference number:D35016
Historical period: First World War (1914 to 1918)
21st Century (2001 to 2100)
Legal status:Listed Building
  • National Heritage List for England Entry Number: 1240732

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