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Memorial details

Memorial type
Church Fabric / Fitting: Altar or altar part
District
Fenland
Town
Wisbech
County
Cambridgeshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945): Far East Prisoners of War
Maker
Cambridgeshire Regiment
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
70309
Current location

In a recessed arch beneath the World War 1 window
on the east wall of the south aisle.
St Peter and St Paul Church
Church Terrace
Wisbech
Fenland
Cambridgeshire
PE13 1BL
England

OS Grid Ref: TF 46311 09549
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Wooden cross with brass plaque.
Inscription
THIS CROSS WAS MADE BY THE PIONEERS OF THE/ 2ND BATTALION, THE CAMBRIDGESHIRE REGIMENT/ FOR PADRE NOEL DUCKWORTH AS PART OF A PORTABLE/ ALTAR SET WHICH STOOD HERE FROM 1939-1945 AND/ BECAME A CENTRE OF PRAYER FOR THE PRISONERS OF WAR IN THE FAR EAST
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945): Far East Prisoners of War
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood, Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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