previous
next
  • Use this image under non-commercial licence

    This image was created and shared by: Charles Anderson

    The image is free to reuse for non-commercial purposes under the IWM Non Commercial Licence. By downloading any images or embedding any media, you agree to the terms and conditions of the IWM Non Commercial Licence, including your use of the attribution statement specified by IWM. For this item, that is: © Charles Anderson (WMR-20349)

    Embed
    HTML: BBCode:
  • Use this image under non-commercial licence

    This image was created and shared by: Colin Murray

    The image is free to reuse for non-commercial purposes under the IWM Non Commercial Licence. By downloading any images or embedding any media, you agree to the terms and conditions of the IWM Non Commercial Licence, including your use of the attribution statement specified by IWM. For this item, that is: © Colin Murray (WMR-20349)

    Embed
    HTML: BBCode:
  • Use this image under non-commercial licence

    This image was created and shared by: Colin Murray

    The image is free to reuse for non-commercial purposes under the IWM Non Commercial Licence. By downloading any images or embedding any media, you agree to the terms and conditions of the IWM Non Commercial Licence, including your use of the attribution statement specified by IWM. For this item, that is: © Colin Murray (WMR-20349)

    Embed
    HTML: BBCode:
  • Use this image under non-commercial licence

    This image was created and shared by: Colin Murray

    The image is free to reuse for non-commercial purposes under the IWM Non Commercial Licence. By downloading any images or embedding any media, you agree to the terms and conditions of the IWM Non Commercial Licence, including your use of the attribution statement specified by IWM. For this item, that is: © Colin Murray (WMR-20349)

    Embed
    HTML: BBCode:
  • Use this image under non-commercial licence

    This image was created and shared by: Colin Murray

    The image is free to reuse for non-commercial purposes under the IWM Non Commercial Licence. By downloading any images or embedding any media, you agree to the terms and conditions of the IWM Non Commercial Licence, including your use of the attribution statement specified by IWM. For this item, that is: © Colin Murray (WMR-20349)

    Embed
    HTML: BBCode:
  • Use this image under non-commercial licence

    This image was created and shared by: Colin Murray

    The image is free to reuse for non-commercial purposes under the IWM Non Commercial Licence. By downloading any images or embedding any media, you agree to the terms and conditions of the IWM Non Commercial Licence, including your use of the attribution statement specified by IWM. For this item, that is: © Colin Murray (WMR-20349)

    Embed
    HTML: BBCode:
  • Use this image under non-commercial licence

    This image was created and shared by: Colin Murray

    The image is free to reuse for non-commercial purposes under the IWM Non Commercial Licence. By downloading any images or embedding any media, you agree to the terms and conditions of the IWM Non Commercial Licence, including your use of the attribution statement specified by IWM. For this item, that is: © Colin Murray (WMR-20349)

    Embed
    HTML: BBCode:

Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
East Lindsey
Town
East Kirkby
County
Lincolnshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Messrs E Browning and Son, Spilsby (Mason)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 19 October 1919
    Attended by: Officers and men of The Lincolnshire Regiment, Parish councillors, Dr Francis Walker CBE MD JP
  • Rededicated
    Date: 19 October 2019
    Attended by: Reverend Canon Peter Coates, the Rural Dean. The Royal Anglian Regiment ACF, 17 (Coningsby) Squadron ATC
  • Opened
    Date: 19 October 1919
    Attended by: Colonel T E Sandall DSO CMG TD
  • Show More (2)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
20349
Current location

Roadside on street corner
A115
East Kirkby
East Lindsey
Lincolnshire
PE23 4DE
England

OS Grid Ref: TF 33418 62271
Denomination: Undefined

View location on Google Maps
Description
Celtic cross set on a spire positioned on an octagonal base from which rises four circular columns at the angles with traceried heads. The whole is enclosed by a brick wall with fleur-de-lys railings.
Inscription
Face 1: TO THE/ GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN LOVING/ MEMORY OF THOSE/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ IN THE GREAT EUROPEAN WAR/ 1914 - 1918/ KILLED IN ACTION/ (names)/ 1939 - 1945/ (names)/ THIS MONUMENT IS ERECTED BY/ THE PARISHIONERS OF EAST KIRBY/ AND HAGNABY Face 2: TO THE LASTING/ HONOUR OF THOSE/ WHO SERVED/ 1914 1918/ (names) Face 3: TO THE LASTING/ HONOUR OF THOSE/ WHO SERVED/ 1914 1918/ (names) Face 4: TO THE LASTING/ HONOUR OF THOSE/ WHO SERVED/ 1914 1918/ (names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Barlow, M. L.
Bassett, R. P. H.
Blackbourn, G
Blackbourn, H
Blackbourn, H
Blackbourn, W
Bradshaw, A
Cammack, W
Carby, A
Chapman, A
See details for all 50 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 48
    Served and returned: 40
    Died: 8
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, initials, rank, regiment
    Order of information: Undetermined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials, rank, regiment, awards
    Order of information: Surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height 4877MM
    Materials: Stone - Portland
  • Fence/ Railing
    Measurements: height c1520mm
    Materials: Brick, Wrought Iron
Listing information
  • East Kirkby War Memorial
  • 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
Refurbished and cleaned for the re-dedication ceremony October 2019
Costs

Site: £300

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Responsibility
East Kirkby Parish Council

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.

This information is made available under a Creative Commons BY-NC licence.

This means you may reuse it for non-commercial purposes only and must attribute it to us using the following statement:

© WMR-20349

For queries, please contact memorials@iwm.org.uk.