Eye Village War Memorial

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Reference WMO158356

Address:

The Village Cemetery

Crowland Road

Eye

Peterborough

Cambridgshire

PE6 7TN

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Wheel cross
Lettering: Incised
About the memorial: A Celtic wheel-cross on a tapering octagonal pillar, which rests on a four-sided plinth bearing the engraved names of the World War 1 casualties. The plinth stands on an ornately carved hexagonal base, which bears the dedication regarding World War 1 casualties plus the dedication and names of World War 2 casualties. That base stands on a hexagonal concrete foundation.
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(NAMES)/ IN EVERLIVING MEMORY OF/ THE ABOVE FROM THIS PARISH/ WHO DIED IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1919/ ERECTED BY/ THE PARISHIONERS OF EYE/ 1919/ 1939-1945/ (NAMES)/ BE THOU FAITHFUL UNTO DEATH/ AND/ I WILL GIVE THEE A CROWN OF LIFE

1914 - Pte AH Boggust, 1915 - Pte G Smith, Cpl's T Briers, A Taylor Pte's H Elsom, JRE Butler, AE Holmes, CW Deboo, F Broughton, CB Spires 1916 - Pte H Briers, Cpl AE Neaverson, Pte's C Lane, P Beeby, Gnr EH Cave, Cpl S Hales, Pte's A Weston , JT Allen, Cpl WH King 1917 - Pte's HM Rowe, F Rudland, W Tiggerdine, LR Love, A Beeby, JW Simpson, A Kirchin, EM Merchant, TH Randall, VH Gunn, GHM Butcher 1918 - Cpl AP Twelvetree, Pte AE Langley, L/Cpl E Rawlings, Bombr S Cousins, Pte's BG Tomlinson, J Coles, CT Wright, 1919 - Drvr AR Broughton, Pte's A Atkinson, H Griffin 1939-1945 W Briers, KSJ Church, WR Colbert, WE Davis, EW Dowsing, ERL Farrow, JH Hart GW Henson, CH Lister, HC Lobley, F Steels, Betty Love, SR Mason, HF Nelson

Grade II (England)

1432921

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