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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Fenland
Town
March
County
Cambridgeshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
3463
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
White marble tablet honouring men from the church and parish who died in the World Wars. Tablet later extended at foot to incorporate WW2 names. Embossed sword and laurel wreath in centre.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN GRATEFUL REMEMBRANCE OF THE SOLDIERS / FROM THIS PARISH, WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THIEIR KING AND COUNTRY / IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1919 / (WW1 NAMES) / GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS / MEN FROM THIS CHURCH AND PARISH WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES 1939-1945 / (WW2 NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Anker, F J W
Barnes, Geo W
Bates, Arthur
Behacc, Fred J
Brightly, Arthur
Butler, A H
Butler, K W
Caslake, E R
Cowling, H J
Cox, William
See details for all 39 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 26
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 26
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, Surname, Rank, Regiment
    Order of information: Alphabetically
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 13
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 13
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Initial, surname, rank, regiment
    Order of information: Alphabetically
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: depth 120 mm, height 1560 mm, width 1520 mm
    Materials: Marble
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
St. Wendreda's Parochial Church Council
Reference
  • BAK5

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