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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Fenland
Town
March
County
Cambridgeshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Davis & CO (Cambridgeshire) LTD
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 28th January 1945
    Attended by: Rev J Harries Jones
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
3461
Current location

St Wendredas Church
Church St
March
Fenland
Cambridgeshire
PE15 9PY
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 41527 95247
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
On black marble background, tablet in Derbyshire marble, olive lettering. Badge of Cambridgeshire regiment, carved in relief, in the top left hand corner.
Inscription
IN LOVING REMEMBRANCE OF / CAPTAIN FREDERICK AMBROSE / GROUNDS / 2ND BATTN CAMBRIDGESHIRE REGT. / VERY DEAR HUSBAND OF KATHLEEN, / AND BELOVED AND ONLY SON OF / FREDERICK DONALD AND ALICE GROUNDS, / KILLED IN ACTION IN MALAYA, / JAN. 25TH 1942, AGED 24 YEARS. / GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS, / THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Grounds, Frederick Ambrose
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Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, rank, year of death, regiment, place of death, forename, age at death, relationships
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height 580 mm, width 790 mm
    Materials: Marble
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - Black
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Details: Frederick Donald and Alice Grounds, Parents of Captain Grounds.
Responsibility
St. Wendreda's Parochial Church Council
Reference
  • Cambridgeshire Times, March : 2 February 1945, page 5

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