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Memorial details

Memorial type
Window
District
Peterborough
Town
Peterborough
County
Cambridgeshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
Clayton and Bell (Manufacturer)
MR PERCY MACQUOID RI (Designer)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 26th April 1923
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
42957

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Current location

Thomas Cook Head Office
Westpoint
Peterborough Business Park
Lynch Wood
Peterborough
Peterborough
Cambridgeshire
PE2 6FZ
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 14174 96389
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Warehouse
    Essendine
    South Kesteven
    Lincolnshire
    England

    OS Grid Ref: TF 020 070
    Denomination: Undefined
  • Thomas Cook and Sons HQ
    Lugate
    South Kesteven
    Lincolnshire
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
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Description
Stained glass window with figures and inscription at the base. Right: An angel bearing a branch of peace Left: A knight relinquishing his shield to the Angel in acknowledgement of peace and who, by his stern and martuial bearing expressing the Motto at the beginning of the inscription. Wooden board bearing gold inscription.
Inscription
Window: THROUGH DEATH ETERNAL FAME/ IN MEMORY OF THE MEMBERS OF THE STAFF OF THOMAS COOK & SON/ WHO LOST THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1919/ (Names) Board: IN MEMORIAM / (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Abrey, A W A
Allinson, F
Apthorp, R J
Armstrong, J O
Arnaud, F C
Arnull, J T
Arsenne, E
Astin, A S
Baines, N R
Barnes, L H
See details for all 153 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 153
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 153
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Window
    Measurements: depth 210MM, height 2390MM, width 1190MM
    Materials: Stained Glass
  • Board
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
History
Date unknown: lower portion of the window listing the names has disappeared. Oct 2001: it is hoped that the window will be erected in the archives new premises in Peterborough November 2018: memorials in the Archive
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: COT ENDOWED AT ST BARTHOLOMEWS HOSPITAL, LONDON
Responsibility
Company Archivist

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