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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
South Cambridgeshire
Town
Sawston
County
Cambridgeshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Korean War (1950-1953)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
46588
Current location

NEAR THE NORTH DOOR
ST MARYS CHURCH
Sawston
South Cambridgeshire
Cambridgeshire
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 480 490
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Four rectangular tablets. Upper tablet with fluted edges and pointed top shows a figure of Christ standing within a recessed broad latin cross and a nimbus, raising his hands in blessing. Below this is a second tablet with the names in two columns with black lettering. The third WW2 tablet has the names in two columns in black lettering, while the last tablet below has the word 'KOREA' in red with the name in black lettering. All four sections are underlined with the dates of the wars and a latin cross in red.
Inscription
Tablet one: TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN MEMORY OF THE SAWSTON MEN WHO GAVE/ THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR/ (Names)/ 1914 1919 Tablet two: (Names)/ 1939 1945 Tablet three: KOREA/ (Name)/ 1951 1953
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allen, A
Barker, A
Barker, H
Brand, G
Brand, W
Chapman, A
Childs, A
Churchman, L
Coleman, B
Cooper, M
See details for all 40 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 40
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 40
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 16
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 16
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
  • Korean War (1950-1953)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height 2135mm, width 435mm
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private,public,other

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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