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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
South Cambridgeshire
Town
Great Shelford
County
Cambridgeshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
MR FRED BACCUS
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 2/1/1921
    Attended by: Lord Lieutenant of Cambridgeshire
  • Dedicated
    Date: 2/1/1921
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
877
Current location

At the junction of High Street and Tunwells Lane
Tunwells Lane
Great Shelford
South Cambridgeshire
Cambridgeshire
CB22 5EH
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 46229 52375
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Calvary Cross
Inscription
TO/ THE MEMORY/ OF THE MEN/ AND WOMEN/ OF THIS/ VILLAGE/ WHO GAVE/ THEIR LIVES IN/ THE GREAT WARS/ 1914-18 1939-45 / (NAMES)/ FOR REMEMBRANCE AND THANKSGIVING 1939 - 1945/ "THEIR NAMES LIVETH FOR EVER"/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Andrews, Bernard
Andrews, Harry
Ayre, Stanley
Benstead, Arthur
Boreham, Noel
Chapman, Alfred
Chapman, Henry
Chapman, Josiah
Clarke, Sidney
Colchester, Bernard
See details for all 43 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 45
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 45
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Forename, initial, surname
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 19
    Served and returned: 19
    Died: 19
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: forename, middle name, surname
    Order of information: Surname, forename
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • Great Shelford 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
Reference
  • Cambridge Independent press: (CIP) 17/12/1920 P 12 unveiling reference- "To be unveiled on 2/1/1921"; 7/1/1921 P 3 Unveiling report- full details; 14/1/1921 photo

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