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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
East Cambridgeshire
Town
Ely
County
Cambridgeshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
8405

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Current location

Ely Cathedral
Chapter House
Ely
East Cambridgeshire
Cambridgeshire
CB7 4LB
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 54095 80260
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Very unusual rough-hewn stone set into the cathedral wall, with projecting sculpted cross and names incised by hand.
Inscription
THEY SING A/ NEW SONG/ BEFORE THE/ THRONE/ (Names)/ TO THE MEMORY OF/ [...] CHORISTERS OF/ THIS CATHEDRAL [...] CHURCH/ WHO DIED IN THE/ WORLD WAR 1939-45
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Charlton, S
Ellingworth, P
Gotobed, G T
Scott, S E
Spinks, R W
Whitsed, J
See details for all 6 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 6
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 6
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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