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Memorial details

Memorial type
Chapel: Dedicated within church building
District
Peterborough
Town
Peterborough
County
Cambridgeshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
Andrews & Co of Westgate, Cecil G. Hare (of Messrs Bodley & Hare of London)., Henry Baynes
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 5/11/1920
    Attended by: Bishop of Peterborough (who performed the dedication)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
8496
Current location

82
St Mark's Church
Lincoln Road
Peterborough
Peterborough
Cambridgeshire
PE1 2RR
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 19080 99323
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
A memorial chapel and associated oak memorial board on the south wall. At the centre of the ornately carved oak board is the figure of the Good Shepherd; the left side of the board has a carved image of St Michael, while the right side has the carved figure of the Recording Angel. The four shields at the foot of the columns of names include the initials of Reginald Sidney Baynes (i.e. the late son of the carpenter who made the board); his regimental number; the number of the Battalion in which he served; and the badge of the Northamptonshire Regiment. (A brass plaque relating to the oak Board hangs beside it, recording its gift by the parents of Reginald Sibley Baynes).
Inscription
(Names) / MAKE THEM TO BE NUMBERED WITH THY SAINTS IN GLORY EVERLASTING / THIS CHAPEL HAS BEEN GIVEN FOR THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN MEMORY OF / THE MEN OF ST MARKS WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1919 / TRUE LOVE BY LIFE, TRUE LOVE BY DEATH, IS TRIED - LIVE THOU FOR ENGLAND - WE FOR ENGLAND DIED
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Abery, W
Allen, S
Amour, A E
Amour, J S
Anderson, J
Andrews, C E
Arden, J
Arnold, P J K
Askew, T
Aveling, J W
See details for all 149 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 149
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 149
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, forename initials, surname, decorations.
    Order of information: Alphabetical by surname.
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: depth 150, height 2220, width 1580
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Comments: The refurbishment of the Chapel in 1920 cost £400, which was raised by subscription.

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Church of England
Reference
  • Peterborough & Hunts Standard 6/11/1920 reported the unveiling/dedication of the Chapel and WW1 Memorial board.

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