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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
South Cambridgeshire
Town
Linton
County
Cambridgeshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
MESSRS WHITEHEAD AND DAY (Mason)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 13th March 1921
    Attended by: COLONEL JOSEPH GRIFFITHS
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
12944
Current location

Village cemetery
Linton
South Cambridgeshire
Cambridgeshire
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 560 460
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Stone obelisk surmounting two-stepped base. Inscription on one side of memorial.
Inscription
TO THE/ GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN/ GRATEFUL REMEMBRANCE/ OF THE MEN OF/ LINTON/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE/ GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918/ (NAMES)/ AND IN THE/ WORLD WAR / 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Beeton, A
Biggs, E
Biggs, H
Casbolt, E
Clarke, R
Cottage, A
Cottage, E
Cottage, F
Cottage, S
Day, G H
See details for all 45 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 45
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 45
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 26
    Served and returned: 13
    Died: 13
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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