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Memorial details

Memorial type
Sculptured / Cast figure
District
Peterborough
Town
Peterborough
County
Cambridgeshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
Mr C. G. Hare of London (Architect)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 31/3/1920
    Attended by: Bishop of Peterborough
  • Dedicated
    Date: 31/3/1920
    Attended by: Bishop of Peterborough
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
8474
Current location

It is in the west/north corner at the back of the nave.
St John The Baptist Church
Exchange Street (Cathedral Square)
Peterborough
Peterborough
Cambridgeshire
PE1 1YD
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 19107 98649
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Gothic stone depiction of St George and the dragon beneath a canopy; his figure is flanked by two angled stone tablets bearing the engraved black-painted inscription.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD / AND IN MEMORY OF THE MEN OF THIS / PARISH WHO MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE / IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1919 /THEIR NAME LIVETH / FOR EVERMORE/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allen, N
Archer, C B
Baxter, A
Bayes, R J
Bemrose, H
Benton, J W
Berridge, R S
Biggin, W
Biggs, C
Birch, W
See details for all 93 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 93
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 93
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Initials, surname and some ranks.
    Order of information: Mainly alphabetically.
Components
  • Figure
    Measurements: depth 250mm, height 750mm, width 250mm
    Materials: Stone - Limestone
  • Canopy
    Measurements: depth 250mm, height 400mm, width 250mm
    Materials: Stone - Limestone
  • Plaques / Panels with names
    Measurements: depth 65mm, height 830mm, width 1000mm
    Materials: Stone - Limestone
Listing information
  • PARISH CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST
  • Grade I
  • 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
Costs

Memorial: c£200

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Church of England
Reference
  • Peterborough and Hunts Standard, dated 3/4/1920, reported the unveiling.

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