Pembroke College, Cambridge WW1

WM name reference IWM9612

Current Location:

In the cloisters outside the chapel Pembroke College Trumpington Street Cambridge Cambridge Cambridgeshire CB2 1RR


A large square stone tablet with the college arms, inside a wreath topped with a ribbon, and inscription, flanked by two pairs of slightly smaller tablets listing names in order of matriculation year


World War 1


1914 1918/ VIVIT MEMORIA TRECENTORUM/ DOMUS FILIORUM PRO PATRIA/ MILITANTES POSUERUNT VITAM (The memory lives on of the three hundred sons of this house who laid down their lives fighting for their country)

Surname First Name Date of Death Name of Memorial(s)
Thompson John 25-1-1915 Pembroke College Cambridge WW1 memorial View

Further information:

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If you have information on a specific memorial please send it on to the Historical Committee. The Memorial information required is:

  • Who or what formation of the Regiment is named on the memorial. What event, dates or other inscriptions on the memorial.
  • The country, nearest town/city or other details of location.
  • A description of the memorial with a photograph if possible.
  • For bigger sites a copy of any advertising information or leaflets would be useful.

Please sent any information that you find to: Michael Campbell-Lamerton

As the information on the database builds up Michael Campbell-Lamerton will be sending regular updates to Archives at RHQ who remains the point of contact about for inquiries on past members of the Regiment.