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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Peterborough
Town
Newborough
County
Cambridgeshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945), First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
8433
Current location

Parish Church
Gunton's Road
Newborough
Peterborough
Cambridgeshire
PE6 7QZ
England

OS Grid Ref: TF 20360 06002
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Bold plain cross with painted wreath fixed to front face.
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF NEWBOROUGH AND BOROUGH FEN HEROES WHO SACRIFICED THEIR LIVES FOR KING AND COUNTRY DURING THE WAR 1914 - 1918 / (Names)/ 1939 - 1945 / GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS, THAN TO LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Barlow, Harry
Barlow, Horace
Barnes, Fredk W
Barnes, John
Barnes, Thomas H
Cave, Robert
Dyson, Albert
Hillson, John
Hopkins, David H
Jeffries, Henry
See details for all 25 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 7
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 7
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Forename, middle initial, surname
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 25
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 25
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 2000mm, height 4000mm, width 2000mm
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • Newborough 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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