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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
South Cambridgeshire
Town
Duxford
County
Cambridgeshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 01 February 1920
    Attended by: Lord Lieutenant of Cambridgeshire (and Isle of Ely);
  • Dedicated
    Date: 01 February 1920
    Attended by: Revd. H. F. Browning; Revd. G. Porter Chapple;
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
46517

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Current location

Junction with Hinxton Road and Chapel Street,
Duxford War Memorial
St. Peter's Street
Duxford
South Cambridgeshire
Cambridgeshire
CB22 4RP
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 48027 45943
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Single-stepped square base surmounted by a short rectangular sectioned, tapering plinth, bolster and rectangular sectioned tapering shaft with an integrated Celtic wheel cross. Incised inscription and names on front face of shaft. Celtic knotwork design carved on face of the wheel cross and upper part of shaft. The whole memorial is bordered by a small garden area and further enclosed by ten low wrought iron posts supporting a spike-chain link fence.
Inscription
1914 - 1919 / (15 NAMES) / 1939 - 1945 / (9 NAMES) / OUR GLORIOUS DEAD / R. I. P.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Arnold, J.
Blackwell, A.
Blackwell, H.
Bowman, O E
Brand, E. J.
Brand, H E
Brown, C. M.
Carter, J
Culham, F. A.
Culham, J. W. S.
See details for all 24 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 15
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 15
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, forename, surname, decorations
    Order of information: Rank
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 9
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 9
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename initials, surname, decoration
    Order of information: Surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Portland
Listing information
  • Duxford (Cambridgeshire) War Memorial
  • 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
History
Early 2000's: Cleaned and letters repainted.
Costs

Memorial: £240

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Responsibility
Parish Council
Reference

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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