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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
East Cambridgeshire
Town
Reach
County
Cambridgeshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
8399
Current location

CROSS ROADS
Reach
East Cambridgeshire
Cambridgeshire
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 560 660
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Squat red stone obelisk on two stepped base.
Inscription
ERECTED / TO THE MEMORY OF / THE MEN OF REACH / WHO DIED IN THE / GREAT WAR 1914-1919 / (Names) / RIP / GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS, / THAT A MAN SHALL LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 8
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 8
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: year died,forename,manner of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite - Red
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Concrete
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
Reference

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