Madingley American Military Cemetery and Memorial
- Stone Stone (any)
- Second World War (1939-1945)
Grants to support the repair and conservation of war memorials are available from the charity War Memorials Trust if it has raised funds. Support is focused on war memorials in Very bad or Poor condition or where there is a serious Concern.
Before applying for a grant you should read the advice available on War Memorials Trust`s website. The What we can and cannot fund helpsheet explains what types of work the charity can fund.
If you believe your project is eligible for a grant you should complete the Pre-application enquiry form. You will need to be registered and logged in to complete this.
The Pre-application enquiry form is a series of questions to see if your project is eligible. If it is, you will need to provide further details and submit current colour photographs of the war memorial in either a png, gif, jpg or jpeg format.
You can save your Pre-application enquiry form as you go along. Once submitted War Memorials Trust will respond.
As a charity, War Memorials Trust relies on voluntary donations and every contribution, no matter how large or small, makes a really big difference to our work. Your donation will help protect and conserve war memorials for future generations so please support War Memorials Trust’s work.
Base of flagpole near Visitors Building: ' TO YOU FROM FAILING HANDS WE THROW THE TORCH - BE YOURS TO HOLD IT HIGH' Above and on pylons on north wall of the memorial: GRANT UNTO THEM O LORD ETERNAL REST/ 1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 Below bronze rope railing on north face balcony: IN GRATEFUL TRIBUTE TO THEIR SACRIFICE AND IN PROUD MEMORY OF THEIR VALOUR Above entrance to memorial: TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND/ IN MEMORY OF THOSE/ WHO DIED FOR THEIR COUNTRY/ 1941 -1945 Above Chapel entrance: INTO THY HANDS O LORD Mosaic inside chapel: HE RESTORETH MY SOUL, HE MAKETH ME TO LIE DOWN IN GREEN PASTURES Around the chapel ceiling: IN PROUD AND GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THOSE MEN OF THE UNITED STATES ARMY AIR FORCE WHO FROM THESE FRIENDLY ISLES FLE THIER FINAL FLIGHT AND MET THEIR GOD. THEY KNEW NOT THE HOUR THE DAY NOR THE MANNER OF THEIR PASSING. WHEN FAR FROM HOME THEY WERE CALLED TO JOIN THAT HEROIC BAND OF AIRMEN WHO HAD GONE BEFORE. MAY THEY REST IN PEACE. Altar rail: FAITH HOPE Tablets of the Missing: THE AMERICANS, WHOSE NAMES HERE APPEAR,/ WERE PART OF THE PRICE THAT FREE MEN/ FOR THE SECOND TIME IN THIS CENTURY/ HAVE BEEN FORCED TO PAY TO DEFEND/ HUMAN LIBERTY AND RIGHTS/ ALL WHO SHALL HEREAFTER LIVE IN FREEDOM/ WILL BE HERE REMINDED THAT TO THESE MEN AND THEIR COMRADES/ WE OWE A DEBT TO BE PAID/ WITH GREATFUL REMEMBRANCE OF THEIR SACRIFICE/ AND THE HIGH RESOLVE THAT THE CAUSE FOR WHICH THEY DIED/ SHALL LIVE ETERNALLY
Grade II* (England)