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Memorial details

Memorial type
Pillar / Column
District
Wansbeck
Town
Cambois
County
Northumberland
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Rededicated
    Date: 1947
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
33836
Current location

ST ANDREWS CHURCH
Cambois
Wansbeck
Northumberland
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 300 830
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
THREE-STEPPED BASE SURMOUNTED BY SQUARE PEDESTAL AND COLUMN WITH SQUARE TOP. INSCRIPTION ON THE SIDES OF THE PEDESTAL LATIN CROSS IN RELIEF AT THE TOP OF THE COLUMN
Inscription
6 O'CLOCK FACE: TO THE/ GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN MEMORY OF/ THOSE WHO FELL/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918/ "GREATER LOVE/ HATH NO MAN/ THAN THIS." OTHER FACES: (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Agnew, J
Allen, E
Barron, D
Batey, W S
Beattie, C
Bell, J
Blyth, D
Bound, H L
Christie, E
Cooper, J
See details for all 61 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 61
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 61
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 22
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 22
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Column
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • Cambois War Memorial
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
History
FROM EARLIER PHOTOGRAPHS, IT APPEARS THAT THE COLUMN ON THE TOP IS MISSING. 1995 restoed. 2005 Grade II listed
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • WMSC6.2

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