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Memorial details

Memorial type
Pillar / Column
District
South Cambridgeshire
Town
Newton
County
Cambridgeshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 14 November 1920
    Attended by: Lady Walston
  • Dedicated
    Date: 14 November 1920
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
3565
Current location

Memorial Hall
Cambridge Rd
Newton
South Cambridgeshire
Cambridgeshire
CB22 7PA
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 43787 49486
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Four sided column with horse trough set at the front.. Trough is now filled in and used as a a flower bed. Inscription on the sides of the column.
Inscription
(FRONT FACE): TO THE UNCONQUERED/ DEAD/ (Names)/ "WHO DIES IF ENGLAND LIVE"/ AND IN/ THE SECOND WORLD WAR/ 1939 - 1945/ (Names) (LEFT AND RIGHT HAND FACE): THEY ALSO SERVED/ (Names) (REAR FACE): THIS MEMORIAL IS ERECTED/ BY THE PEOPLE OF NEWTON/ IN THANKFUL REMEMBRANCE/ OF THE MEN OF THIS PARISH/ WHO BY THE GRACE OF GOD/ GAVE THEIR LIVES AND OF/ THOSE WHO SERVED IN THE/ GREAT WAR OF 1914 - 1919/ AT THE CALL OF THEIR/ COUNTRY FOR THE CAUSE/ OF RIGHTEOUSNESS AND/ PEACE THROUGHOUT THE/ WORLD (TROUGH): TO THE MEMORY OF THE HORSES WHO HELPED OUR ARMIES TO VICTORY
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Andrews, Charles T
Andrews, Ernest
Andrews, Ernest
Bareham, Reginald
Copley, John Jh
Cornell, Alfred
Cornell, Frederick
Cornell, Peter C
Day, James
Fuller, Albert F
See details for all 56 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 54
    Served and returned: 46
    Died: 8
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
Components
  • Column
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
History
Stonework cleaned and lettering high-lighted in 1991
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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