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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Cambridge
Town
Cambridge
County
Cambridgeshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
46591
Current location

Inside the customer service area
Cambridge Delivery Office
Clifton Road
Cambridge
Cambridge
Cambridgeshire
CB1 7QQ
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 46182 57029
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Junction of East Road and Mill Road
    Postal Sorting Office
    East Road
    Cambridge
    Cambridge
    Cambridgeshire
    CB1 1HQ
    England

    OS Grid Ref: TL 45757 58179
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Wall-mounted, nowy-headed plaque with embossed lettering. Plaque features a laurel relief with ribbons in low relief at top centre.
Inscription
HONOUR THE BRAVE/ 1914 1918/ MEMBERS OF THE CAMBRIDGE/ POST OFFICE STAFF WHO GAVE/ UP THEIR LIVES IN THE DEFENCE/ OF THEIR COUNTRY/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ (NAMES)/ 158 MEMBERS OF THE STAFF JOINED H.M. FORCES.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Argent, C
Baker, W H
Baker, W W
Brown, H
Coe, C A
Collins, C W
Edwards, G A
Freeman, F C
Gilder, S H
Greenwood, J M
See details for all 17 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 17
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 17
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,regiment, initials of forenames
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: depth C 30 MM, height C 900 MM, width C 620 MM
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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