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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Boston
Town
Old Leake
County
Lincolnshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
MR TEMPLE LUSHINGTON MOORE (Designer)
Messrs Nefield and Loxley of Oxford (Builder)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 18 April 1920
    Attended by: Reverend JBS Simpson
  • Dedicated
    Date: 18 April 1920
    Attended by: Reverend JBS Simpson
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
20484
Current location

St Mary the Virgin Church
Church Road
Old Leake
Boston
Lincolnshire
PE22 9NJ
England

OS Grid Ref: TF 40791 50266
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Octagonal stone column surmounted by a calvary with an octagonal plinth and square base.
Inscription
West face: IN MEMORIUM (Names) East face: PRO PATRIA (Names) South face: R. I. P. (Names) North face: 1914 - 1918 (Names) Steps: WW2 1939 - 1945 Other Steps: 1 name on each
Inscription legible?
no
Names on memorial
Altoft, James
Baker, William
Barrows, Benjamin
Barrows, Edward
Barrows, George E.
Belcher, George
Belcher, Richard
Bland, Edward
Bridges, Frank
Brighton, Alf
See details for all 55 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 50
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 50
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 5
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 5
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 1740mm, height 3740mm, width 1720mm
    Materials: Stone
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
Listing information
  • Old Leake 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
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Boston Guardian 24 April 1920.
  • Carter Postcard Collection

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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