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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
East Lindsey
Town
Welton Le Wold
County
Lincolnshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Messrs Mawer Bros of Kidgate (Makers)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 29 August 1920
    Attended by: Major John Frederick Bainbridge DSO, Revd William Henry Windle, Revd William Edward Yates, parishioners
  • Unveiled
    Date: 29 August 1920
    Attended by: Major John Frederick Bainbridge DSO, Revd William Henry Windle, Revd William Edward Yates, parishioners
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Lost
Not lost
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20490

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Current location

At the end of a small track off the main road
St Martin's Church
Binbrook Road
Welton Le Wold
East Lindsey
Lincolnshire
LN11 0QT
England

OS Grid Ref: TF 27328 87306
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Simple rough hewn Celtic cross on a tapering plinth and a single step. Inscription in lead lettering on the face 1 of the plinth and step.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN GRATEFUL REMEMBRANCE OF/ THOSE FROM THIS PARISH WHO GAVE/ THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1919/ WHOSE NAMES ARE INSCRIBED BELOW/ (Names)/ 1939 - 1945/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Atkinson, Joseph Henry
Chatterton, Arthur Measures
Gadsby, John William
Goy, William
Holt, George
Rushby, Harold
Seymour, William
Smith, Roy
See details for all 8 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 6
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 6
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename
    Order of information: Surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Surname, forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height c1500mm
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
  • Welton le Wold 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
Costs

Site: £19

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Reference
  • The First World War memorials of Lincolnshire - Michael Credland

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