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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
South Holland
Town
Surfleet
County
Lincolnshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 8 May 1921
    Attended by: Mr Edward Everard Earle Welby-Everard BA DL JP, Local Clergy, Dignitaries and parishioners
  • Dedicated
    Date: 8 May 1921
    Attended by: Revd Henry Law James MA, Local Clergy, Dignitaries and parishioners
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
20454

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Current location

Near the north west corner of St Lawrences Churchyard.
Gosberton Rd
Surfleet
South Holland
Lincolnshire
PE11 4AB
England

OS Grid Ref: TF 25109 28268
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Designed on the lines of the medieval wayside calvary. Square pillar base, mounted on three steps, two slate tablets bearing the names of the fallen for WW1 and WW2. Base surmounted by an octagonal hollow chambered shaft ending with an embattled capital, on which stands a cross.
Inscription
PARISHIONERS OF SURFLEET WHO/ FELL IN THE WAR 1914-1918/ THEIR BODIES ARE BURIED IN PEACE/ BUT THEIR NAMES LIVETH FOR EVERMORE/ (Names) TO THE GLORY OF GOD / IN MEMORY OF THE / MEN WHO FELL IN THE WAR / 1939 1945. / (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bilsby, Frank
Brown, Alfred
Brown, James Walker
Burkitt, William George
Darley, Frank
Desborough, Willie Worseldine
Flowers, Charles William
Flowers, John Thomas
Goodwin, William
Hobbs, George
See details for all 17 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 17
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 17
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth c1140mm, height c5100mm, width c1140mm
    Materials: Stone - Clipsham
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Memorial: £190 15s

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Responsibility
Parish council
Reference
  • Lincolnshire, Boston and Spalding Free Press 7/10th May 1921
  • The First World War Memorials of Lincolnshire - Michael Credland

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