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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
South Cambridgeshire
Town
Whittlesford
County
Cambridgeshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945), First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 25th January 1920
    Attended by: RELATIVES/FRIENDS OF THE FALLEN
  • Dedicated
    Date: 25th January 1920
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
873
Current location

9 Church Lane
Whittlesford
South Cambridgeshire
Cambridgeshire
CB22 4NX
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 47321 48314
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Stepped base surmounted by Latin cross. Carved black lettering
Inscription
IN GRATEFUL MEMORY/ OF THE MEN OF/ WHITTLESFORD/ WHO FELL IN THE/ GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918/ IN HOPE OF ETERNAL LIFE/ (NAMES)/ 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allen, Percy
Andrews, Reginald
Andrews, Stanley
Andrews, Thomas
Creek, James
Douglas, Albert
Everett, Edward
Haylock, Reginald
Nunn, Edward
Nunn, Frederick
See details for all 15 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 16
    Served and returned: 8
    Died: 8
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 30
    Served and returned: 15
    Died: 15
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Portland
Listing information
  • Whittlesford Cross
  • 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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