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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
East Cambridgeshire
Town
Stretham
County
Cambridgeshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
46509

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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
Elaborate marble tablet with coloured and gold mosaic inlays. Lettering inscribed in black.
Inscription
To the Glory of God and in loving memory of / INNES D'AUVERGNE STEWART STITT. / 2nd Lieut 1/16th London Regt. (Queen's Westminster Rifles.) / Dearly loved son of Revd. S. Stewart Stitt, M.A. / Rector of this Parish and Mary his wife. / Reported missing in the Great War at Towy Post, near Arras, France / March 28th., 1918. Aged 19 years / "THINK NOT THAT WE MADE FINE SACRIFICE, HEROIC WITH SACRIFICIAL SIGHS: / BUT MOVED TO AN END APPOINTED MEET, AND THE INCOMPLETE THAT WE MADE COMPLETE"/ INNIS STITT. //
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Stitt, Innes
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,place of birth,manner of death,age of death,relationships,additional
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
Listing information
  • CHURCH OF ST JAMES
  • 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
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private

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