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Memorial details

Memorial type
Chapel: Dedicated within church building
District
East Cambridgeshire
Town
Ely
County
Cambridgeshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 11th May 1922
    Attended by: General The Lord Horne GCB KCMG ADC
  • Dedicated
    Date: 11th May 1922
    Attended by: Bishop of Ely
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
12935
Current location

CHAPEL ON THE EAST SIDE OF THE NORTH TRANSEPT
ELY CATHEDRAL
Ely
East Cambridgeshire
Cambridgeshire
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 540 800
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
CHAPEL FITTED WITH OAK PANELS BEARING THE NAMES OF THE DEAD. PANELLING ON EITHER SIDE SURMOUNTED BY MOULDED CORNICE WITH THE INSCRIPTION. EAST END OF CHAPEL IS FITTED WITH A REREDOS AND PANELS ON EITHER SIDE. ALTAR TABLE WITH CROSS AND CANDLESTICKS IN WOOD ON RAISED STEP. SCREEN PLACED BETWEEN NORMAN PIERS TO DIVIDE THE CHAPEL FROM THE NORTH TRANSEPT. WHOLE OF THE MEMORIAL IS IN ENGLISH OAK
Inscription
TO THE MEMORY OF THE MEN / OF CAMBRIDESHIRE AND THE ISLE / OF ELY WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES / FOR THEIR COUNTRY IN THE / GREAT WAR 1914-1919/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Abbiss, F T L
Abbiss, J L
Abbot, C H
Ablett, F E
Abrey, E
Abrey, E R
Acred, E C
Adam, A I
Adams, A
Adams, A
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 5320
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 5320
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,additional
    Order of information: surname,additional
Components
  • Candle holder
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood - Oak
  • Plaques / Panels with names
    Measurements: height 1800MM, width 900MM
    Materials: Wood - Oak
  • Screen
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
  • Reredos
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood - Oak
  • Chapel
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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