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Memorial details

Memorial type
Gate
District
Peterborough
Town
Woodston
County
Cambridgeshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
Mr H.F. Traylen of Stamford (Designer)
John Thompson & Co of Peterborough (Undefined)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 3/4/1920
    Attended by: Reverend N.J. Raper (dedicated the memorial), relatives of the fallen and parishioners
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
19086
Current location

At the main entrance to the church
ST AUGUSTINES CHURCH
Oundle Rd
Woodston
Peterborough
Cambridgeshire
PE2 9PW
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 18598 97813
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Gabled oak lych gate, roofed with Collyweston tiles. On the south face of the arch is the carved figure of St George, with his foot resting on the slain dragon. On the north face, the arch has the carved figure of the Good Shepherd, above the gold-painted raised lettering of the commemoration. Beneath that are two bronze plaques, one either side of the gateway, bearing the inscription and names of the fallen.
Inscription
(Above gate): IN MEMORY OF THE MEN OF WOODSTON WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1919 (Plaque 1): THIS LYCH GATE WAS ERECTED/ BY PUBLIC SUBSCRIPTION IN/ GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THE MEN/ OF WOODSTON WHO GAVE THEIR/ LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918/ "GREATER LOVE HATH NO/ MAN THAN THIS,/ THAT A MAN LAY DOWN/ HIS LIFE FOR HIS/ FRIENDS"/(names) (Plaque 2): (names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adams, Percy
Afford, Sam
Allum, Wilfrid
Baker, Frank
Berrisford, Bertie
Bigley, Stephen A
Burton, John W
Cooke, William M
Cornwall, Nelson
Crowson, Ernest
See details for all 49 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 49
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 49
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename and surname
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname
Components
  • Plaques
    Measurements: height 600MM, width 330MM
    Materials: Bronze
  • Gate
    Measurements: depth 2250MM, height 4000MM, width 4000MM
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Memorial: c£345

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Responsibility
Church of England
Reference
  • Peterborough & Hunts Standard dated 10/4/1920: report of the dedication ceremony of the lych-gate, including the names of the architect and maker, and the approximate cost of the memorial

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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