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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
West Lindsey
Town
Hackthorn
County
Lincolnshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 29th May 1920
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
20297

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Current location

Roadside near the School
Main Rd
Hackthorn
West Lindsey
Lincolnshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 990 820
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Three-stepped base surmounted by tapering shaft and cross. Inscription on three sides of the steps.
Inscription
6 O'Clock Face: IN GRATEFUL REMEMBRANCE OF / THE MEN FROM / HACKTHORN / WHO SERVED THEIR / KING & COUNTRY / DURING THE GREAT WAR OF 1914 - 1918 / NOUGHT SHALL MAKE US RUE / IF ENGLAND TO ITSELF DO REST BUT TRUE / 1939 - 1945 / (Names) 3 and 9 O'Clock Face: THESE GAVE THEIR LIVES / (Names)
Inscription legible?
no
Names on memorial
Andrew, Harry
Bratton, Bertram
Green, Alec
Linley, Harry
Moore, Arthur
Popple, Fred
Riggall, Frank S
Toyne, Charles
Upfold, George
Wood, John
See details for all 10 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 10
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 10
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth C 1500MM, height C 3000MM, width C 1500MM
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
History
2013: Names are difficult to read.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Lincolnshire Chronicle 5 JUNE 1920

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