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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Peterborough
Town
Eye
County
Cambridgeshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 5/12/1948
    Attended by: Canon E.C. Rich, Chancellor of Peterborough Cathedral.
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
70172
Current location

It is on the east wall of the south transept.
St Matthew's Church
High Street
Eye
Peterborough
Cambridgeshire
PE6 7WH
England

OS Grid Ref: TF 22899 02849
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
An oak board, with engraved and painted lettering beneath a carved cross.
Inscription
Erected by the parishioners of Eye/ In grateful remembrance of those/ who gave their lives in the World War/ 1939-1945/ (names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Briers, W
Church, K.s.j.
Colbert, W.r.
Davis, W.f.
Dowsing, W
Farrow, E.r.l.
Hart, C.j.
Henson, G.w.
Lister, L.h.
Lobley, H.c.
See details for all 14 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 14
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 14
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Initials and surname.
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: depth 20, height 500, width 780
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Peterborough Citizen and Advertiser issued 7/12/1948 reported the dedication of the memorial.

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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