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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
South Cambridgeshire
Town
Harston
County
Cambridgeshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
MESSRS RATTEE & KETT LTD, SIR W GRAHAM GREENE, MR CLEMENT JUDE
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 4th April 1920
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
46558
Current location

JUNCTION OF A10 AND NEWTON RD
A10
Harston
South Cambridgeshire
Cambridgeshire
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 425 508
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
TWO STEPPED BASE SURMOUNTED BY SQUARE PLINTH, TAPERED SHAFT AND CELTIC CROSS. INSCRIPTION ON THE SIDES OF THE PLINTH AND ON ONE SIDE OF THE BASE OF THE SHAFT OF THE CROSS WREATH CARVED IN RELIEF ON THE FACE OF THE CROSS
Inscription
SIDE ONE: 1939 - 1945/ IN MEMORY OF/ (NAMES)/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR/ THIS MEMORIAL COMMEMORATES THOSE WHO GAVE/ UP THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY/ THE GREAT WAR/ 4 AUG. 1914 TO 11 NOV. 1918 SIDE TWO AND THREE: (NAMES) SIDE FOUR: ERECTED/ BY THE PARISHIONERS OF/ HARSTON/ MARCH 1920
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Burling, J
Collins, R
Laman, E C
Northrop, E C
Northrop, F C
Northrop, P
Rae, C
Sadler, W H
Seaman, C A C
Smith, W L
See details for all 11 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 22
    Served and returned: 11
    Died: 11
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment
    Order of information: surname,rank,regiment
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 4
    Served and returned: 2
    Died: 2
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment,forename
    Order of information: surname,rank,forename,regiment
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • 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
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public

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