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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Cambridge
Town
Castle Camps
County
Cambridgeshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945), First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
MR THOMAS DINHAM ATKINSON (Architect)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
8386
Current location

Junction of High Street and Park Street
Main St
Castle Camps
Cambridge
Cambridgeshire
CB21 4TT
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 63260 43218
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
market cross on a square plinth and single stepped base
Inscription
WEST FACE: TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ & IN GRATEFUL MEMORY/ OF THE MEN OF CASTLE/ CAMPS WHO GAVE THEIR/ LIVES IN THE GREAT WARS/ 1914-1918 & 1939-1945/ (NAMES) NORTH FACE: (NAMES) EAST FACE: (NAMES) SOUTH FACE: (NAMES) On pinnacle: They loved not their lives unto the death
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Atherton, Eric
Barrett, Walter
Carter, Maurice
Cowell, Charles
Cowell, Clement
Cowell, Walter
Dockerill, Oliver
Dockrill, Walter
Egan, Frederick
Free, Alexander
See details for all 30 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 3
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 3
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: forename, surname, year died
    Order of information: year died
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 27
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 27
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: year died, forename, surname
    Order of information: year died
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: depth 1050 mm, height 3000 mm, width 1050 mm
    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

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