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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Huntingdon
Town
Buckden
County
Cambridgeshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), VC or GC Recipients
Maker
MESSRS G MAILE & SON LTD
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1920
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
172
Current location

St Mary's Church
Church Street
Buckden
Huntingdon
Cambridgeshire
PE19 5SJ
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 19272 67658
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Wheel cross rising from large base. Free-standing additional blocks for WW2 casualties. Sword in relief on the front face.
Inscription
IN LOVING MEMORY OF THE/ BUCKDEN MEN WHO HAVE FALLEN/ IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1919/ (NAMES)/ AND OF THOSE WHO FELL/ IN THE WAR 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allsop, T C
Bunton, J
Burton, S
Clark, T S
Cope, E A G
Gale, G H
Green, A
Green, J L
Hill, A R
Hill, J P
See details for all 33 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 33
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 33
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Surname,rank,regiment,forename,decorations
    Order of information: Surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 14
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 14
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Surname,regiment,forename
    Order of information: Surname
  • VC or GC Recipients
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Rank, surname
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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