Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Fenland
Town
Whittlesey
County
Cambridgeshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
3520

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Current location

Memorial is inside the church.
St Mary's Church
St Marys Street
Whittlesey
Fenland
Cambridgeshire
PE7 1AB
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 27017 96962
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Plaque with a crucifix at the top in the centre, within an ornate, stone archway. There is a badge of the Isle of Ely in the top right-hand side corner in heraldic colours set within the archway. A heart with angel wings and pierced by a sword, is in the top left-hand side corner in heraldic colours and set into the archway. A decorative border of intermittent Tudor roses and other flowers surrounds the memorial. There is also Gothic text within the floral edging.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN/HONOURED MEMORY OF THE MEN/OF THIS PARISH WHO GAVE THEIR/LIVES FOR KING AND COUNTRY IN/THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918 / (NAMES) / R.I.P.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allen, W
Anker, B J
Anker, E W
Anker, F
Anker, Jas
Anker, John
Argent, J W
Aveling, J
Barrett, F
Barrett, H
See details for all 86 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 86
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 86
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank, forename (initial) and surname.
    Order of information: rank, forename (initial) and surname.
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: depth 50MM, height 1380MM, width 760MM
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Responsibility
Parochial Church Council of St Mary's
Reference
  • BAK 63

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