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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Huntingdon
Town
Houghton
County
Cambridgeshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
MESSRS SAINT AND SON (Builder)
REV F K OLIPHANT A.R.I.B.A. (Architect)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: June 1921
    Attended by: MR H COOTE
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
19090
Current location

CEMETERY
Houghton
Huntingdon
Cambridgeshire
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 287 725
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
MEMORIAL CROSS IN THE FORM OF A VICTORIA CROSS RISING FROM THREE GRADUALS AND SOLID SQUARE BASE. OCTAGONAL SHAFT MEDIAEVAL KINGLY CROWN ON THE SHAFT
Inscription
TO THE/ HONOUR AND/ GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN GRATEFUL/ MEMORY OF/ OUR MEN/ WHO FELL IN THE/ GREAT WAR OF/ ANO DNI 1914 - 1918/ (NAMES)/ 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Carrier, C
Green, A
Green, L
Honey, A
Lavender, I.
Leigh, B
Matten, M
Maxwell, I
Misson, M
Newman, J
See details for all 12 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 12
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 12
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 9
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 9
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: depth 8FT 6", width 8FT 6"
    Materials: Stone - Portland
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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