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Memorial details

Memorial type
Trophy / Relic
District
Huntingdon
Town
Huntingdon
County
Cambridgeshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Crimean War (1853-1856)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 16th February 1991
    Attended by: RT HON JOHN MAJOR MP
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
19128
Current location

Brampton Road
Huntingdon
Huntingdon
Cambridgeshire
PE29 3BQ
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 23531 71737
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Replica Russian gun (original removed for scrap in WW2). Replica is mounted on original stone slab.
Inscription
BALACLAVA/ INKERMAN/ SEBASTOPOL/ CRIMEA
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Crimean War (1853-1856)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
History
NB THIS IS NOT AN ORIGINAL WEAPON. MEMORIAL WAS VANDALIZED IMMEDIATELY AFTER UNVEILING BUT HAS SINCE BEEN RESTORED
Costs

Site: £12,000

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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