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Memorial details

Memorial type
Chapel: Dedicated within church building
District
East Cambridgeshire
Town
Ely
County
Cambridgeshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
98146

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Current location

Behind the High Altar in the East Transept
Cathedral
Ely
East Cambridgeshire
Cambridgeshire
CB7 4 DL
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 54130 80176
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
A chapel dedicated as a memorial to local service personnel who lost their lives in WW2. Also a Book of Remembrance in a glass fronted case listing those personnel.
Inscription
THIS CHAPEL DEDICATED TO ST ETHELDREDA/ WAS RESTORED AND FURNISHED AS A MEMORIAL/ TO THE MEN AND WOMEN/ FROM CAMBRIDGESHIRE AND THE ISLE OF ELY/ WHO LOST THEIR LIVES IN WAR 1939 - 1945
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Luff, Aubery
Luff, Jack
Macarthy, John
Mace, Douglas
Maile, R.w.
Malt, D.f.
Maltby, Frederick
Mansfield, Herbert
Marrows, Basil
Marsh, Charles
See details for all 37 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 36
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 36
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Surname, forename
    Order of information: As above
Components
  • Case
    Measurements: depth c1000, width c1200mm
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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