previous
next
  • Use this image under non-commercial licence

    This image was created and shared by: Michael Peck

    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: © Michael Peck (WMR-20561)

    Embed
    HTML: BBCode:

Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
South Kesteven
Town
Little Bytham
County
Lincolnshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
20561
Current location

St Medard and St Gildard Church
High Street
Little Bytham
South Kesteven
Lincolnshire
NG33 4QJ
England

OS Grid Ref: TF 01293 18048
Denomination: Church of England

View location on Google Maps
Description
Stone wheel cross set on tapering stone column. The column surmounts a square stone plinth which bears names and inscription; the whole stands on three-stepped stone base in churchyard.
Inscription
IN GLORIOUS MEMORY/ THE MEN OF THIS PARISH/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY/ IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918/ (Names)/ ALSO OF THE SECOND GREAT WAR 1939-1945/ (Names) GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS
Inscription legible?
no
Names on memorial
Allen, Thomas Henry
Chamberlain, Ernest
Chambers, Thomas
Couzens, Charles
Edinborough, Henry William
Holmes, John
Mason, Harry Gordon
Pearson, Bernard
Pepper, John
Spenlove, Leonard
See details for all 12 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 12
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 12
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment,forename
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 3
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 3
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Clipsham
  • Plinth
    Measurements: height 610mm, width 2110mm
    Materials: Stone - Clipsham
  • Steps
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Clipsham
Listing information
Condition
History
Lettering worn.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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-20561

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