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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
East Lindsey
Town
South Elkington
County
Lincolnshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
20338
Current location

ROADSIDE
JUNCTION OF CHURCH LANE AND MAIN RD
Main Rd
South Elkington
East Lindsey
Lincolnshire
England

OS Grid Ref: TF 296 884
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
SIMPLE OBELISK ON STEPPED PLINTH AND SINGLE STEPPED BASE. ADDITIONAL TIER ADDED WITH WW2 NAMES.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND TO THE/ IMMORTAL MEMORY OF/ THE GLORIOUS DEAD/ CONNECTED WITH ELKINGTON/ WHO GAVE THEIR/ LIVES FOR HOME AND COUNTRY/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1919/ AND WHOSE NAMES/ ARE INSCRIBED BELOW/ LEST WE FORGET
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Abbott, Herbert
Brooks, Charles
Burkinshaw, Frances William
Gadsby, John William
Grimoldby, George
Hudson, Edwin
Lammin, James Henry Ormand
Lammin, William Whitham
Lane, Henry Paul
Maughan, Edgar Allan
See details for all 14 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 14
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 14
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,rank,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: depth 1000MM, height 2500MM, width 1000MM
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
Condition
History
LANDSCAPED AND CLEANED 1977
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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