The Rotary Club of Ingatestone
    District 1240    Chartered 26th July 1975 R.I.B.I. No 1235  



General This project took over 3 years to complete. It was managed by David Fincham of The Rotary Club of Ingatestone. The approximate cost of the project was over £7500
Funding We were exceedingly grateful to the residents of Ingatestone and to relatives of the fallen for their generous donations to fund this new memorial.

Our thanks for their support went to:-

  • Essex County Council - Community Initiatives Fund
  • Brentwood Borough Council - Discretionary Grants Panel
  • The Western Front Association
Approval Brentwood Borough Council and the D.A.C. (Diocesan Advisory Committee for the Care of Churches)
Publicity Local papers; posters
Names Researching the names of those to be commemorated proved a very time consuming task. We were indebted to:-
Gill Beach of the Ingatestone and Fryerning Historical and Archaeological Society and to
Foster Summerson of The Western Front Association
And to the general public & relatives.
Design David Fincham of Ingleton-Wood, 230 Hutton Road, Shenfield - (01277) 219775
Memorial Obelisk supplied by Haddonstone Limited, The Forge House, East Haddon, Northampton, NN6 8DB
Telephone: 01604 770711 Website -
Bronze Plaques Abbey Engraving, 15 New Horizon Business Centre, Barrows Road, The Pinnacles, Harlow Essex CM19 5FN
Tel: 01279 626277 Website -
Foundations /
Mike Bloomfield of Bloomfield Construction Limited, Place Farm Lane, Brentwood, Essex CM15 0JA
Tel: 01277 374496 Website:
March-Past Essex Yeomanry Band; C Company, The Royal Anglian Regiment; All local Scouts,Guides, Brownies & Cubs
In no particular order, we were indebted to the following for their contribution on the day:-
Rev. Patrick Sherring; Allan Matthews (Church Warden); Jon Cloke [ P.A.System]; Brentwood Police [Road Closure & Traffic Management]; Lieutenant Mark Taylor of C Company, The Royal Anglian Regiment and his soldiers; Lord Petre; all Distinguished guests; Chris Dale, Chairman, Ingatestone & Fryerning Parish Council; St. John Ambulance; 1st Responders; British Legion; RAFA; teachers from local schools; local Church leaders; All local Scouts,Guides, Brownies & Cubs; Jack Nicholls [ oldest surviving local veteran]; local press; Brentwood Video Club; Ingatestone Camera Club; members of The Rotary Club of Ingatestone.
Things to be done Service Sheets [printed & collated by Avrohurst]; Unveiling procedure; March-past; Parking; Signage; Invitations ; Advise local residents; Toilets opened; Seating for veterans & disabled; Wet weather contingency planning; Wreath layers / order,etc; Handover to Parish Council / speeches.
Misc. Info Useful information and FAQ are available from War Memorials Trust

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