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SPALDWICK WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 & Korea - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © 2000 Martin Edwards

The memorial stands on the main road through Spaldwick on a small triangular green surrounded by trees. It takes the form of a simple Latin Cross, the crosspiece of which is draped with a carved wreath; it stands on a square plinth, which rests on a square concrete base that is surrounded by railings. There are 6 names for World War 1, two for World War 2 and one for the Korean War. The memorial was first unveiled in 1922; the builder was Mr W E Ashley.

TO THE GLORY OF GOD
AND IN THE SCARED MEMORY
OF THE MEN OF THIS PARISH
WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR
1914-1918

BURTON
[John] William
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CHANDLER
Arthur Robert

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CHANDLER
Percy William

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CHAPMAN
John William
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DIGHTON
Walter Whittlesea

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WOODHAM
William

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1939-1945

CHURCH
Donald Robert
Lance Corporal 5827587 2/5th Bn., The Queen's Royal Regt (West Surrey) who died on Wednesday, 12th May 1943. Age 24. Son of Herbert and Ruth Pickering Church, of Spaldwick, Huntingdonshire. Buried in Enfidaville War Cemetery, Tunisia. Grave VII. B. 26.
NICKERSON
Leonard Cyril
Trooper 7944530 4th, Royal Tank Regiment, R.A.C. who died on Sunday, 28th May 1944. Age 22. Buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery, Brandenburg, Germany. Grave 11. H. 14.

WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN
THE GREAT WAR 1939-1945

GOODWIN
Lionel Watson
Fuslier 22610183, Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment). Killed in action during the Korean War 29th April 1953. Aged 19. Born 16 June 1933. As reported in The Times newspaper 16th May 1953. Buried in UN Memorial Cemetery, Korea. Plot 39, Row 7, Grave 3385.

WHO GAVE HIS LIFE IN KOREA
APRIL 29TH 1953
 

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