Matthew Humberston Foundation School - WW1 Plaque

WM reference
53520
Memorial type
Lost
No
Town
County
District
Subject/Period
Ceremony
  • Unveiled : 24 September 1925
  • Dedicated : 24 September 1925
Current location

Matthew Humberston Comprehensive School
Clee Rd
Cleethorpes
Cleethorpes
Humberside
England
OS Grid Ref.: TA 292 082
Denomination: Undefined

Description

Nowy headed cast bronze plaque mounted within a nowy headed marble frame and placed on a nowy headed stone backboard. Inscription in three columns on the plaque. Coloured school crest within a wreath is at the top centre of the plaque. Ribbons are attached to the sides of the wreath and a scroll is depicted below it

Inscription

Centre section: IN MEMORY OF/ THE OLD BOYS OF/ THIS SCHOOL WHO/ GAVE THIER LIVES/ FOR THIER COUNTRY/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918/ (Names)/ DULCE ET DECORUM/ EST PRO PATRIA MORI Left and right hand sides: (Names) Base: 1914 1918

Inscription legible?

Yes

Names on memorial

Abbott, L P
Bell, C O
Blanchard, R
Bott, W E
Broadhead, F
Buckley, E
Cooper, A W
Coulson, J
Croft, T J
Croft, G W
See details for all 41 names

Subject/Period

First World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial: 41
Served and returned: 0
Died: 41
Exact count: yes
Information shown: surname
Order of information: surname

Component

Plaque
Condition: Good
Measurements: height 1120 MM, width 1320MM
Materials: Bronze
Listed?: No

Component

Frame
Condition: Good
Measurements: Undefined
Materials: Marble
Listed?: No

Component

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

Ceremony

Unveiled
Date: 24 September 1925
Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries

Ceremony

Dedicated
Date: 24 September 1925
Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries

Costs

Site: Unknown or N/A
Memorial: £180 or £1,180
Comments: Cost is not clear from information submitted

Trust fund/Scholarship

No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

Sponsorship

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

Responsibility of

The school and North East Lincolnshire Educational Committee

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