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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Cambridge
Town
Trumpington
County
Cambridgeshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945), First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 11 December 1921
    Attended by:
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
906

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Current location

On the junction of Church Lane and High Street
Church Lane
Trumpington
Cambridge
Cambridgeshire
CB2 9LA
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 44544 55112
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Portland stone Latin cross, which is engraved with the monogram K.R in the middle. It stands on a base upon three steps. The names are inscribed in Roman letters on the four sides of the shaft. Below the name panels are four carved panels representing St Mary and St Michael, St George and a figure of a soldier.
Inscription
1914 / MEN OF TRUMPINGTON WHO / GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR / 1918 / FOR LIBERTY AND JUSTICE
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Black, Robert
Black, William
Brown, William
Chaplin, Charles
Chaplin, Hugh
Chapman, Herbert
Creek, Jack
Creek, Jack
Day, George
Foster, Charles
See details for all 38 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 8
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 8
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Forename, Surname
    Order of information: Alphabetical by surname
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 36
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 36
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, Surname
    Order of information: Alphabetical by surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height 4450mm
    Materials: Stone - Portland
  • Base
    Measurements: depth 1219.2mm, width 1219.2mm
    Materials: Stone - Portland
  • Steps
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Portland
Listing information
  • Trumpington 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
History
RBL requested cleaning in 1990
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Twentieth Century Sculpture by Nairne Serota68 Source: Image Library
  • Trumpington War Memorial, Ceremony of Unveiling and Dedication, W Heffer and Sons Ltd Cambridge, University Library Cambridge

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