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Memorial details

Memorial type
Pillar / Column
District
West Lindsey
Town
Keelby
County
Lincolnshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), First World War - civilians, Second World War (1939-1945), Afghanistan (2001-2014)
Maker
MESSRS KING AND SONS (Builder)
MESSRS KING AND SONS (Designer)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 15 May 1921
    Attended by: MAJOR LORD WORSLEY MC
  • Dedicated
    Date: 15 May 1921
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
20305
Current location

Junction of Broadway and Manor Street
1
Manor Street
Keelby
West Lindsey
Lincolnshire
DN41 8EF
England

OS Grid Ref: TA 16220 10091
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Three stepped base surmounted by two stepped portland stone base, plith and tapered column. Whole is surmounted by an ornate stylised cross. Sides of the plinth flanked by columns supporting trinagular pediments. Inscription on each side of the plinth. Whole enclosed by wrought iron railings. Wreath carved in relief within each pediment
Inscription
WEST SIDE: THIS MEMORIAL/ WAS ERECTED/ BY THE INHABITANTS/ OF KEELBY./ IN GRATEFUL MEMORY/ OF THE MEN/ WHO FOUGHT IN THE/ GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918/ "THEIR DEEDS LIVE/ FOR EVERMORE"/ 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES) SOUTH SIDE: 1914 - 1918/ (NAMES) EAST SIDE: GLORIOUS THEIR FATE/ SPLENDID THEIR DOOM/ THEIR TOMB AND ALTAR/ HONOUR THEM.../ WEEP NOT/ "GIVE THEM PRAISE/ NOT PITY" NORTH SIDE: ALSO/ IN MEMORY OF/ (NAMES)/ WHO DIED FROM THE/ EFFECTS OF ACTIVE SERVICE/ AND OF/ ANNIE AND DOROTHY/ OF THE MANOR/ WHO LOST THEIR LIVES/ THROUGH THE TORPEDOING/ OF THE LUSITANIA/ 7TH MAY 1915
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Abey, F
Brown, A J
Hill, T E
Hilton, J E H
Jackson, A F
Johnson, H P
Lancaster, Annie
Lancaster, Dorothy
Newmarch, C
Overton, A
See details for all 21 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 15
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 15
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames, rank,regiment,manner of death
    Order of information: manner of death,surname,rank,regiment
  • First World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename, manner of death, date of death, additional
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 3
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 3
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames, rank, regiment, decorations
    Order of information: surname
  • Afghanistan (2001-2014)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: name/regiment
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Column
    Measurements: depth 2110MM, height 5000MM, width 2110MM
    Materials: Stone - Portland
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Site: £166

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Reference
  • Lincolnshire Star 14 and 21 May 1921

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