The Chesterford Cup was presented to the men of the Great Chesterford Branch of the National Fire Service after the ammunition dump explosion at Chesterford Park on 30th May 1944. This side of the cup reads – “Presented by  Dr and Mme Werner Gothe of Chesterford Park to the N.F.S. Great Chesterford.”  After being displayed in the village shops, then taken home by Richard Fordham, one of the firefighters ,the whereabouts of the cup are unknown. Anyone with any knowledge of its whereabouts please get in touch with the Society. To find out more about the explosion read “Disaster at the Park”, by Janet Clark available from the Society.

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