Greene King and Sons Ltd Sports Ground and Pavilion 8474

Bury St. Edmunds, England, Suffolk, St Edmundsbury

Brief Description

This sports ground, now in the ownership of the borough council, has a pavilion and oak memorial tablets.

History

The two sons of Sir Walter Green, and the six sons of Edward Lake, both Directors of Greene King, all served in World War 1 and all returned. This sports ground was gifted to the town by the company in gratitude for the safe return of a number of employees, and in memory of those who did not return. The site was opened on October 12th, 1920.

Authorities

Civil Parish

  • Bury St Edmunds
History

Period

  • Early 20th Century (1901-1932)