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Memorial details

Memorial type
Serviceman / Servicewoman
District
West Lindsey
Town
Welton
County
Lincolnshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
MESSRS A J TUTTLE (Sculptor)
MESSRS M TUTTELL (Builder)
MESSRS M TUTTELL (Designer)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 26 May 1923
    Attended by: Colonel Herbert Gordon CB CMG DSO
  • Dedicated
    Date: 26 May 1923
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
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Lost
Not lost
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20346

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Current location

Overlooking Church lane
St. Mary's Church
Church Lane
Welton
West Lindsey
Lincolnshire
LN2 3HZ
England

OS Grid Ref: TF 01093 79754
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Base surmounted by a plinth. On top a soldier of the Lincolnshire Regiment in Service Dress and Cap resting on arms reversed. Inscription on the front face of the plinth and base.
Inscription
TO THE/ HONOUR OF GOD/ AND IN GRATEFUL REMEMBRANCE OF/ THOSE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ FOR US IN THE/ GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918 / (Names)/ "GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS,/ THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS/ FRIENDS"/ 1939 - 1945 / (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Baldwin, Hedley
Baldwin, John W
Bates, John
Everton, Leslie
Farmery, George Leonard
Goodwin, Robert
Grantham, George
Harvey, Richard
Hodson, Arthur
Hodson, Fred
See details for all 16 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 13
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 13
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename
    Order of information: Surname, forename
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 3
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 3
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename
    Order of information: Surname, forename
Components
  • Figure
    Measurements: depth 690mm, height 3000mm, width 690mm
    Materials: Marble - Carrara
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - Carrara
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Concrete
Listing information
  • WAR MEMORIAL IN CHURCHYARD OF CHURCH OF ST MARY
  • Grade II
  • 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
c2005: Additional WW1 name added on a stone tablet beneath the WW2 names c1997: Plans to clean the memorial 1971: Lettering replaced 1959: Rifle replaced
Costs

Site: £200

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Welton Parish Council
Reference
  • Western Front Association Bulletin by Western Front Association p35/ Oct/Nov 2011 Branch report for Lincoln & North Lincolnshire.
  • The First World War Memorials of Lincolnshire - Michael Credland
  • Carter Postcard Collection

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