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Memorial details

Memorial type
Church Fabric / Fitting: Reredos or screen
District
East Cambridgeshire
Town
Stretham
County
Cambridgeshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
LOUGHMAN PENDRED (Designer)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 28th May 1948
    Attended by: RELATIVES/FRIENDS OF THE FALLEN
  • Dedicated
    Date: 28th May 1948
    Attended by: Bishop of Ely
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
46508

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Current location

St James' Church
High Street
Stretham
East Cambridgeshire
Cambridgeshire
CB6 3LD
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 51203 74612
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Restored Fourteenth century rood screen with added figures of Christ, the Virgin Mary and St John. Some colouring and gilding on figures. Dedication painted in gold lettering on a red background on the two central panels.
Inscription
This rood was / erected by the / people of / Stretham as a / thank-offering / to Almighty God / for a merciful / deliverance / out of great / perils by land / sea and air / throughout six / years of war / 1939 - 1945 / and in grateful / memory of the men / of this Parish / who laid down / their lives for / Freedom during / those years / Their names are / inscribed on / this screen / (Names) //
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bidwell, Will
Clark, Richard
Driver, Albert
Gibbs, Douglas
Howe, John
Jarman, John
Murfitt, Andrew
Neville, Kenneth
Pearson, Tom
Thompson, Alec
See details for all 11 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 11
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 11
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: forename, surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Screen
    Measurements: depth 1FT, height 19FT, width 5FT
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Memorial: £400

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

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