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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)
Maker
Farmer and Brindley
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 01 February 1920
    Attended by: LORD LIEUTENANT OF CAMBRIDGESHIRE (AND ISLE OF ELY)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
46517
Current location

Village Green
Duxford
South Cambridgeshire
Cambridgeshire
CB22 4RP
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 48025 45942
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
SQUARE BASE SURMOUNTED BY PLINTH, TAPERED SHAFT AND CELTIC CROSS. INSCRIPTION ON THE FRONT FACE OF THE SHAFT OF THE CROSS. WHOLE IS ENCLOSED BY LOW WROUGHT IRON POSTS AND CHAIN LINK FENCE CELTIC KNOTWORK DESIGN CARVED ON THE FACE OF THE CROSS AND UPPER PART OF THE SHAFT
Inscription
1914 - 1919/ (Names)/ 1939 - 1945/ (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
Carter, J
Falck, G
Jones, F C
Mynott, J
See details for all 15 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 15
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 15
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,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: surname,decorations
    Order of information: surname,decorations
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
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
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Responsibility
Parish Council
Reference

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