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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
East Lindsey
Town
Croft
County
Lincolnshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
MR H C WOOD
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 17th April 1921
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
20466
Current location

Junction of Church Lane
Washdike Lane and Pinchbeck Lane
Church La
Croft
East Lindsey
Lincolnshire
PE24 4RY
England

OS Grid Ref: TF 50866 61763
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Rough-hewn Celtic Wheel Cross on octagonal plinth and three-stepped base.
Inscription
IN MEMORY/ OF THE MEN/ OF CROFT/ WHO SERVED/ THEIR COUNTRY/ THESE FIFTEEN/ GAVE THEIR LIVES/ 1914 - 1918/ (Names)/ THESE THREE/ GAVE THEIR LIVES/ 1939 - 1945/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Armstrong, H
Baker, F
Baker, J A
Barratt, J C
Bean, F R
Bray, G W
Brown, F
Brown, G T
Brown, H E
Burman, G
See details for all 79 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 79
    Served and returned: 64
    Died: 15
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 3
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 3
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 2590MM, height 3900MM, width 2590MM
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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