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Memorial details

Memorial type
Window
District
Fenland
Town
Wisbech St Mary
County
Cambridgeshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
3541
Current location

Memorial is inside the church
St Mary’s Church
Church Road
Wisbech St Mary
Fenland
Cambridgeshire
PE15 0GB
England

OS Grid Ref: TF 41971 08142
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Memorial is a stained glass window with five panels and lights in all. The extreme left-hand panel shows St Michael and is dedicated to WW1. The next panel shows the Virgin Mary. The centre panel shows Christ crucified and is dedicated to WW2. The next panel shows St John. The extreme right-hand panel shows St George and is dedicated to WW1. Panels from left depict: St Michael dedicated to WW1; Virgin Mary; Christ crucified, dedicated to WW2; St John; St George, also WW1.
Inscription
AMDG/SACRED TO THE MEMORY OF/THE FOLLOWING MEN WHO WENT OUT/FROM THIS PARISH/AND GAVE THEIR LIVES/IN THE GREAT WAR/1914-1919. Banner: YE THAT LIVE ON MIDST ENGLISH PASTURES GREEN (NAMES) Banner: REMEMBER US AND THINK WHAT MIGHT HAVE BEEN Names and inscription in Roman lettering style. (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Armstrong, C
Armstrong, H
Barnes, Tc
Bottom, W B
Brighton, Ae
Broughton, D
Burrows, H
Caley, A E
Culy, Wr
Diggins, A
See details for all 37 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 24
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 24
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: forename (initial), surname.
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 15
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 15
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: forename (initial), surname.
    Order of information: forename (initial), surname.
Components
  • Window
    Measurements: height 4500MM, width 4000MM
    Materials: Stained Glass
Listing information
  • CHURCH OF ST MARY
  • Grade II*
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Responsibility
St Mary's Parochial Church Council
Reference
  • BAK 85

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