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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
East Cambridgeshire
Town
Sutton (in the Isle)
County
Cambridgeshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
MR R WADE (Architect)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 28th January 1921
    Attended by: Captain Colin Reith Coote DSO MP
  • Dedicated
    Date: 28th January 1921
    Attended by: Bishop of Ely
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
3568

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Current location

Between Lych gate and south porch,
St. Andrew's Churchyard
High Street
Sutton (in the Isle)
East Cambridgeshire
Cambridgeshire
CB6 2RH
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 44832 78958
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Single-stepped square base surmounted by a plinth, capstone, tapering octagonal shaft and lantern topped by a Latin cross. Plinth has shaped vertical corners with the four side flanks bearing an inscription and lists of names. Further war duration dates on edges of overhanging capstone. Extra two names at base of angled plinth faces. The whole memorial is enclosed by a narrow perimeter garden and kerbstones.
Inscription
6 o'clock face : IN / GRATEFUL MEMORY / OF THE MEN OF / THIS VILLAGE / WHO LAID / DOWN THEIR LIVES / FOR THEIR COUNTRY / IN THE / GREAT WARS / 1914 -1918 / 1939 -1945 / "THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE" 3 o'clock face : 1914 - 1918 / (17 NAMES) 9 o'clock face : 1914 - 1918 / (16 NAMES) 12 o'clock face : 1939 -1945 / (15 NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bell, Alfred
Blaydon, R W
Bradshaw, A L
Burguess, F
Catell, J I
Charter, C
Clark, C
Clark, H
Clay, J B
Clay, W B
See details for all 48 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 33
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 33
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, forename initials, surname, decorations
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 15
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 15
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, forename initials, surname, decorations
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 460 mm, height 3050 mm, width 450 mm
    Materials: Stone - Limestone
  • Base
    Measurements: depth 1370 mm, height 130 mm, width 1372 mm
    Materials: Stone
  • Plinth
    Measurements: depth 985 mm, height 1180 mm, width 990 mm
    Materials: Stone - Portland
  • Other structure
    Measurements: depth 2895 mm, height 225 mm, width 2895 mm
    Materials: Concrete
Listing information
  • Sutton in the Isle War Memorial
  • 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
Costs

Memorial: £220

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public

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