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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
East Cambridgeshire
Town
Swaffham Prior
County
Cambridgeshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 20th. November 1919
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
46550

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Current location

Adjacent to roadside pavement
mounted on the inside face of a garden wall,
Old Zion Union Chapel (garden)
High Street
Swaffham Prior
East Cambridgeshire
Cambridgeshire
CB25 0LE
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 56719 63869
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Zion Union Chapel
    High Street
    Swaffham Prior
    East Cambridgeshire
    Cambridgeshire
    CB25 0LE
    England

    OS Grid Ref: TL 56711 63878
    Denomination: Baptist
Description
Garden wall mounted, portrait orientated, nowy-headed tablet with incised inscription and names. Capital letters infilled red and remaining text infilled in black paint.
Inscription
God our Hope / IN LOVING AND GRATEFUL MEMORY OF OLD / SCHOLARS OF THE SUNDAY SCHOOL WHO / SACRIFICED THEIR LIVES IN DEFENCE OF KING / AND COUNTRY DURING THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918 / (NAMES) / " FAITHFUL UNTO DEATH. " / THIS TABLET WAS ERECTED BY THE TEACHERS, / SCHOLARS, MEMBERS AND FRIENDS OF ZION UNION CHAPEL, / SWAFFHAM PRIOR / NOV 18 1919
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Badcock, Walter
Bareford, Manning A.
Benstead, Percy
Butler, Owen C.
Fordham, Bert
Hawkes, Dick P.
Hawkes, Edward
Hawkes, F. Danby P.
Heffer, George Chas.
Johnson, Arthur
See details for all 10 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 10
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 10
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, forename, surname, regiment
    Order of information: Rank
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: depth 35 mm, height 850 mm, width 530 mm
    Materials: Marble - White
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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