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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
West Lindsey
Town
Thorpe-le-fallows
County
Lincolnshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
20341
Current location

Site of 15th.cen Church.
Thorpe-le-fallows
West Lindsey
Lincolnshire
LN1 2DS
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 910 800
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Celtic cross set on a long shaft and two octagonal plinths and base. Fleur-de-lys carved on the upper plinth. The whole is surrounded by wrought iron railings and a gate.
Inscription
Side 1: THE CHURCH OF / ST MARY MAGDALEN / THORPE-IN-THE-FALLOWS / FORMERLY STOOD THERE / AFTER THE YEAR / 1568 / THE VICARAGE OF / THORPE IN THE FALLOWS / WAS UNITED WITH THE / RECTORY OF AISTHORPE Side 2: blank. Side 3: THIS CROSS/ (THORPE CROSS)/ ERECTED/ MAY 1919/ +/ P.A.DUGGINS M.A./ RECTOR/ +/ J.BILLIAT/ H.H. SKELTON/ CHURCH WARDENS. Sides 4,5,& 6: TO PERPETUATE THE MEMORY OF THOSE FROM / THIS PARISH WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR / 1914 - 1919. / THE EQUAL RIGHTS AND THE FUTURE PEACE OF EUROPE / (Names) Side 7: 1939 - 1945 / (Name)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Baldock, Frank
Bradley, G
Burkitt, F S
Clayton, J
Goddard, A E
Jackson, J T
Martin, W
Preston, Rudolph Arthur
Sanderson, H
See details for all 9 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 8
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 8
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment,decorations
    Order of information: rank,decorations,regiment
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • Thorpe medieval settlement
  • Grade Not Applicable to this List Entry
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
History
1994: BASE OF MEMORIAL WAS IN A POOR STATE AND WAS REPAIRED AND MEMORIAL CLEANED
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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