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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
West Lindsey
Town
Stow
County
Lincolnshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 31st March 1921
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
20333
Current location

ON THE LEFT HAND WALL OF THE SOUTH TRANSEPT
ST MARYS CHURCH (STOW MINSTER)
Stow
West Lindsey
Lincolnshire
LN1 2DF
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 88196 81993
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Rectangular board with rounded top, the moulded borders have small fowers as decoration. There is a rectangular extension at the base with the same mouldings, but the names are more crudely carved. Two of these are presumed additions for 1914-1918 and the remainder are clearly marked as being for 1939 -1945
Inscription
REMEMBER IN THE LORD / THE MEN OF THIS PARISH / WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES / FOR THEIR COUNTRY IN / THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918 / GREATER LOVE HATH NO / MAN THAN THIS/ (NAMES) / R. I. P./ (NAMES)/ 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Addison, R G
Armstrong, J
Ashby, M
Bell, W
Bradley, G
Bray, A
Bray, D
Bray, W
Buttery, F
Credland, J A
See details for all 30 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 24
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 24
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, initials, surname
    Order of information: Unknown
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 6
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 6
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, initials, surname
    Order of information: Surname
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: height C 900MM, width C 400MM
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
CHURCH

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