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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Cambridge
Town
Cambridge
County
Cambridgeshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
MESSRS RATTEE & KETT LTD (Builder)
SIR EDWARD MAUFE R.A. (Architect)
MR HENRY M FLETCHER (Architect)
Ceremony
  • Rededicated
    Date: November 1954
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
  • Unveiled
    Date: 23 February 1923
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
46506
Current location

ST JOHNS COLLEGE CHAPEL
Cambridge
Cambridge
Cambridgeshire
CB2 1TP
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 460 580
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
LARGE WALL-MOUNTED GREY MARBLE TABLETS WITH STONE MOUNT. WW1 NAMES IN THREE COLUMNS IN CENTRE. WW2 NAMES IN TWO COLUMNS, ONE EITHER SIDE OF WW1 NAMES. UNIDENTIFIED GILT COLOURED CREST AT TOP CENTRE, ABOVE WW1 NAMES. FURTHER EMBLEMS ABOVE WW2 NAMES OF EAGLES WITH ARMS OUT-STRETCHED, SEATED IN CROWNS. COLOURED ORNAMENTATION SURROUNDS WW1 NAMES OF REGULARLY SPACED RED ROSES AND PORTCULLIS.
Inscription
LEFT PANEL: MCMXXXIX/ MCMXLV/ (NAMES) CENTRE PANEL: SOUVENT ME SOUVIENT/ (NAMES)/ MCMXIV MCMXIX RIGHT PANEL: MCMXXXIX/ MCMXLV/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adams, J B P
Adamson, F D
Ainley, K E D
Alexander, P G
Allen, G A
Atkinson, H N
Badcock, A L
Barnard, H C
Barnett, B L T
Bartlett, W H
See details for all 156 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 314
    Served and returned: 157
    Died: 157
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 242
    Served and returned: 121
    Died: 121
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Backboard
    Measurements: height C 3200 MM, width C 3850 MM
    Materials: Stone
  • Tablets
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - Grey
Listing information
  • ST JOHN'S COLLEGE, THE BUILDINGS SURROUNDING THE FIRST, SECOND AND THIRD COURTS
  • Grade I
  • 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
History
In 1971, following a debate about him, the name of T E Hulme was added to the memorial. He had been an undergraduate 1902-4 and in 1912. See D Worthington: 'T E Hulme: "One of the War Poets"' '(London, 2012) p.38
Costs

Memorial: £708 + £635

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

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