Corby Glen Cross

WM reference
3707
Memorial type
Lost
No
Town
County
District
Subject/Period
Ceremony
  • Unveiled : 13 Dec 191920
  • Dedicated : 13th december 1920
Current location

The Green
Corby Glen
South Kesteven
Lincolnshire
NG33 4NP
England
OS Grid Ref.: SK 99737 24892
Denomination: Undefined

Description

Celctic cross on plinth with inscriptions.

Inscription

WW1 IN MEMORY OF THE MEN OF THIS PARISH/ WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918/ (Names) WW2 ALSO IN THANKFUL REMEMBRANCE OF (Names)/ OF THIS PARISH/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR ALSO REPORTED MISSING/ IN MALAYA 1956,/ MAURICE WAKEFIELD

Inscription legible?

Yes

Names on memorial

Abbott, L P
Adcock, F J
Burnett, A E
Clark, E
Clark, E
Cocks, F
Cupit, W W
Dawson, L
Hill, J
Houghton, A
See details for all 24 names

Subject/Period

First World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial: 24
Served and returned: 0
Died: 24
Exact count: yes
Information shown: Regiment, rank, surname
Order of information: Regiment

Subject/Period

Second World War (1939-1945)
Total names on memorial: 3
Served and returned: 0
Died: 3
Exact count: yes
Information shown: Rank, surname, regiment
Order of information: Undefined

Component

Cross
Condition: Good
Measurements: height 3140 mm
Materials: Granite - Cornish
Listed?: No

Ceremony

Unveiled
Date: 13 Dec 191920
Attended by: Earl of Ancaster

Ceremony

Dedicated
Date: 13th december 1920
Attended by: Rev A. Abbott

Costs

Site: £210
Memorial: Unknown or N/A
Comments: None

Trust fund/Scholarship

No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

Sponsorship

Unknown or N/A
Details: Unknown or N/A

Responsibility of

Unknown or N/A

Reference

Corby Glen Memorial Cross Unveiled, The Gratham Journal, 18th December 1920

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