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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
East Cambridgeshire
Town
Stretham
County
Cambridgeshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945), First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 2nd July 1922
    Attended by: Lieut-Col F J M Stratton, DSO
  • Dedicated
    Date: 2nd July 1922
    Attended by: The Right Rev Bishop Price, DD
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
8407

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Current location

St James' Church
High Street
Stretham
East Cambridgeshire
Cambridgeshire
CB6 3LD
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 51221 74619
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Celtic cross on square plinth on a four stepped base. WW1 names inscribed on the plinth, WW2 names inscribed on a slab on the third step.
Inscription
Plinth: TO THE GLORY OF GOD / AND IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF / THE MEN OF STRETHAM WHO FELL / IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918 / (Names) // Slab: 1939 - 1945 / (Names) //
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Baxter, Albert
Baxter, Frank
Beasley, Percy
Bidwell, Will
Bulman, Ben
Clark, Abel
Constable, William H
Dimmock, Bert
Driver, Albert
Gibbs, Douglas
See details for all 35 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 24
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 24
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 11
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 11
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 1829mm, height 3658mm, width 1829mm
    Materials: Stone - Ketton
Listing information
  • Stretham 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
History
2000: removal of lichen and repointing of names and inscriptions
Costs

Memorial: £100

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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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