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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Huntingdon
Town
Godmanchester
County
Cambridgeshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
MR INSKIPP LADDS ARIBA
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
230
Current location

St Mary the Virgin Church
Chadley Lane
Godmanchester
Huntingdon
Cambridgeshire
PE29 2AW
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 24547 70721
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Three slate tablets enclosed in a carved frame of Weldon stone. The borough arms are above with the words "Burgus Gumecestre" and the lettering is in gilt.
Inscription
BURGUS GUMECESTRE/ (names)/ IN HONOUR OF THE MEN OF THIS BOROUGH WHO FOUGHT, AND IN/ EVER GRATEFUL REMEMBRANCE OF THOSE WHO FELL, FOR GOD/ AND KING, FOR RIGHT, FOR FREEDOM AND FOR PEACE IN THE/ GREAT WAR 1914 - 1919/ AND THE GREAT WAR 1939 - 1945/ (names)/ SEE YE TO IT, THAT THESE SHALL NOT HAVE DIED IN VAIN/ (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 98 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 85
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 85
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 13
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 13
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Frame
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Weldon
  • Tablets
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Slate
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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