Men Of Caythorpe

WM reference
3741
Memorial type
Lost
No
Town
County
District
Subject/Period
Current location

St Vincents Church
Church Lane
Caythorpe
South Kesteven
Lincolnshire
England
OS Grid Ref.: SK 930 480
Denomination: Church of England

Description

Octagonal base surmounted by octagonal plinth, tapering shaft and cross of sacrifice. Inscription incised in black lettering on the front face of the plinth. A tablet with the names of those who died in WW2 has been added to the base and two tablets with the names of those killed in Iraq have been added to the 4.30 face of the base. The names of those killed in WW1 are placed on a tablet that is fixed to the concave wall behind the cross. The tablet is identical in design to the tablet in the church. The cross stands on a paved area that is enclosed at the front by a post and chain link fence.

Inscription

Cross, 6 o'clock face: IN/ GRATEFUL MEMORY/ OF THE MEN OF THIS/ PARISH WHO GAVE/ THEIR LIVES FOR/ THEIR COUNTRY 1914-1919/ ALSO/ 1939 - 1945/ 1939 - 1945/ (Names) Cross, 4.30 o'clock face: IRAQ 2003/ (Name)/ IRAQ 2005/ (Name) Tablet: TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN MEMORY/ OF THE MEN OF THIS PARISH WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THIER COUNTRY 1914 - 1919./ (Names)

Inscription legible?

Yes

Names on memorial

None recorded

Subject/Period

First World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial: 23
Served and returned: 0
Died: 23
Exact count: yes
Information shown: surname
Order of information: surname

Subject/Period

Second World War (1939-1945)
Total names on memorial: 4
Served and returned: 0
Died: 4
Exact count: yes
Information shown: surname
Order of information: surname

Subject/Period

Iraq War (2003-2011)
Total names on memorial: 2
Served and returned: 0
Died: 2
Exact count: yes
Information shown: surname,rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename
Order of information: year died

Component

Cross
Condition: Good
Measurements: Undefined
Materials: Stone
Listed?: No

Component

Tablets
Condition: Good
Measurements: Undefined
Materials: Stone
Listed?: No

Component

Wall
Condition: Good
Measurements: Undefined
Materials: Stone
Listed?: No

Costs

Site: Unknown or N/A
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

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