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Memorial details

Memorial type
Memorial homes / Alms houses
District
East Cambridgeshire
Town
Burwell
County
Cambridgeshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Second World War - civilians, Korean War (1950-1953), Non-Combat Deaths, Afghanistan (2001-2014)
Maker
G Goodchild and Mr Martin
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 20th February 1921
    Attended by: Colonel Clayton
  • Unveiled
    Date: 13th October 2003
    Attended by: Lord Lieutenant of Cambridgeshire
  • Rededicated
    Date: 13th October 2003
    Attended by: Undefined
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
3572
Current location

Memorial House (Nurse's Home)
The Causeway
Burwell
East Cambridgeshire
Cambridgeshire
CB25 0DU
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 58866 66709
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
House with tablets mounted on one side, with two small walls in right angle. There are seven tablets, incised and with decorative tiles inset. Lettering is painted black. A stone planter runs along the wall below the memorial. There is a cross in brick built in to the gable end above the memorial.
Inscription
Central tablets: IN HONOURED MEMORY OF THE FOLLOWING MEN OF THIS VILLAGE/ WHO DIED FOR US IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1919/ THIS COTTAGE WAS ERECTED BY THE PEOPLE OF BURWELL/ (Names) Left and right tablets: 1939 - 1945/ (Names) Far left tablet: POST SCRIPTUM/ 1914-1918/ (Names)/ 1939-1945/ (Name)/ CIVILIAN KILLED BY ENEMY ACTION/ (Name) Far right tablet: DIED WHILE SERVING/ THEIR COUNTRY/ KOREA/ (Name)/ B.A.O.R./ (Name)/ RAF/ (Name)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Barton, P
Bishop, A J
Blackwell, L
Blackwell, T
Blythe, H R
Borton, C E
Bowers, F J W
Brideman, P
Bridgeman, C
Bridgeman, R
See details for all 102 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 72
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 72
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, rank
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 25
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 25
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, rank
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Korean War (1950-1953)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, rank, year died
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Non-Combat Deaths
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, regiment, year died
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Afghanistan (2001-2014)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, rank, year died
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Wall
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brick
  • Tablets
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Portland
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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