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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Cambridge
Town
Peterborough
County
Cambridgeshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Messrs Braybrooke Brothers (Tower Street, Peterborough) (Carpenter)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 28 November 1951
    Attended by: Bishop of Peterborough
  • Dedicated
    Date: 28 November 1951
    Attended by: Canon W G Wainwright
  • Dedicated
    Date: 28 November 1951
    Attended by: Bishop of Peterborough
  • Unveiled
    Date: 28 November 1951
    Attended by: Canon W G Wainwright
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
3458
Current location

Peterborough Town Hall
Bridge Street
Peterborough
Cambridge
Cambridgeshire
England

OS Grid Ref: Undefined
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Currently held in storage at Newborough in the care of Mr. R. Ward.
    79
    Private House
    Gunton's Rd
    Newborough
    Peterborough
    Cambridgeshire
    PE6 7RT
    England

    OS Grid Ref: TF 20321 05601
    Denomination: Undefined
  • Granville Street District Scouts' H.Q.
    Granville Street
    Peterborough
    Peterborough
    Cambridgeshire
    PE1 2QJ
    England

    OS Grid Ref: TL 19329 99697
    Denomination: Undefined
  • At the junction of Lincoln Road and Occupation Road.
    St Paul's Scout and Guide H.Q.
    Lincoln Road
    Peterborough
    Peterborough
    Cambridgeshire
    PE1 2DH
    England

    OS Grid Ref: TF 18537 00596
    Denomination: Undefined
  • It hung on the south wall of the HQ
    which was in an outbuilding behind Peterborough Museum.
    Scouts' Headquarters
    Trinity Street
    Peterborough
    Peterborough
    Cambridgeshire
    PE1 1PR
    England

    OS Grid Ref: TL 18979 98509
    Denomination: Undefined
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Description
Oak board with a carving of the Scouts' Badge top centre, beneath which is the engraved and gilt lettering of the inscription.
Inscription
PETERBOROUGH BOY SCOUTS' LOCAL ASSOCIATION / ROLL OF HONOUR / (names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allen, A
Bonsor, J.a.
Bradley, H
Cairns, E.a.
Collin, H
Creevy, D
Fairbairn, N
Hills, B.s.
Hillson, B.s.
Honeyball, T.w.
See details for all 19 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 19
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 19
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename initials, branch of Forces served in, Scout Troop to which they belonged.
    Order of information: Alphabetically
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: height 762 mm, width 762 mm
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
History
The Soke of Peterborough Boy Scout Association initially cared for the memorial. After leaving the Trinity Street location the memorial was cared for by the St. Paul's Scout Group in their headquarters in Lincoln Road. In 1984 the memorial was placed into storage at Newborough in the care of Mr. Ron Ward.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Ron Ward
Reference
  • Peterborough Standard dated 30/11/1951: Report of the unveiling of the memorial at Trinity Street.

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