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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Huntingdon
Town
Godmanchester
County
Cambridgeshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
MR ALFRED B YATES
Ceremony
  • Unknown
    Date: 1947
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
  • Unveiled
    Date: 01st January 1921
    Attended by: MAJ-GEN PILCHER CB
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
229
Current location

The Avenue
Godmanchester
Huntingdon
Cambridgeshire
PE29 2AE
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 24417 70954
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Circle enclosing a cross with Fleur de Lys, set on a tapering shaft, square plinth, and stepped base. The lettering is in black.
Inscription
TO THE/ GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN EVER/ LOVING MEMORY/ OF THE MEN OF GODMANCHESTER/ WHO FELL IN/ THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918/ AND IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Abbott, S
Arnold, A
Ashley, J. H
Bester, J. H
Britton, G
Brock, G. W
Brown, C. W
Brown, T. C
Bullen, O
Butcher, W
See details for all 89 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 76
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 76
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname,rank,regiment,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 13
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 13
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname,rank,regiment,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height 5181mm
    Materials: Stone - Stancliffe
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public

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