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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Huntingdon
Town
St Ives
County
Cambridgeshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Sir Reginald Blomfield RA
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 11 November 1920
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
349
Current location

Market Hill
St Ives
Huntingdon
Cambridgeshire
PE27 5AL
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 31452 71201
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Stone cross of sacrifice with bronze sword inlaid into the octagonal shaft of the cross. The memorial has a three-tiered plinth. The names of those who died in the First World War are incised in black lettering on the upper tier while those from the Second World War are on the lower tiers.
Inscription
Around top of octagonal plinth: MEN OF / ST IVES / WHO HAVE / FALLEN / IN THE / GREAT WAR / MDCCCCXIV / MDCCCCXVIII // North face of plinth: WE HERE / HIGHLY RESOLVE / THAT THESE DEAD / SHALL NOT / HAVE DIED / IN VAIN // Other faces: (Names) // West face of Lower plinth: 1939-1945 // Other lower faces: (Names) //
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allan, G Fairley
Allen, H Thomas
Armes, Herbert A
Attwood, A Edward
Attwood, Bert
Bateman, John W
Bowd, Frank
Brady, Noel S
Brown, Kenneth W S
Brown, William
See details for all 104 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 74
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 74
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,forename, surname,decorations
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 30
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 30
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank, forename, surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height 24FT 6"
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • St Ives Cross of Sacrifice
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
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  • Historic England
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Carter Postcard Collection

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