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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Fenland
Town
Wisbech
County
Cambridgeshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
3505
Current location

In the police station
Police station
Nene Parade
Wisbech
Fenland
Cambridgeshire
PE13 3BT
England

OS Grid Ref: TF 46144 09972
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Brass on backboard. Now-headed. Badge of Isle of Ely Constabulary at top centre.
Inscription
TO THE GLORIOUS MEMORY OF THE CONSTABLES / OF THE ISLE OF ELY CONSTABULARY / WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR, 1914-1918 / [Names] / THIS MEMORIAL IS ERECTED BY THEIR COMRADES / SERVING IN THIS FORCE IN THE YEAR 1922 / "LIVE THOU FOR ENGLAND, WE FOR ENGLAND DIED"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Cheney, William John
Maulkin, Albert Mckanna
Peel, Ernest Owen
See details for all 3 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 3
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 3
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, forename, middle name, surname, regiment, year and month of death
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: depth 25mm, height 460mm, width 560mm
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
History
Date Unknown: Backboard has split and cracked
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Details: The police officers at that time and the time previous to then.
Responsibility
Cambridgeshire constabulary
Reference
  • BAK 47

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