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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Grimsby
Town
Grimsby
County
Humberside
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 11th November 1923
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
  • Dedicated
    Date: 11th November 1923
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
30247
Current location

St. James Church
St James Square
Grimsby
Grimsby
Humberside
DN31 1DP
England

OS Grid Ref: TA 26611 09210
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Rectangular stone tablet with cornice. Incised inscription. Three carved diamond shapes within carved foliage border to form heading of the tablet. Shields carved within each diamond shape, right side regimental badge of the Bermuda Rifles, a shield in the centre and the badge of the Lincolnshire Regiment is depicted on the left side.
Inscription
IN PROUD AND LOVING MEMORY OF/ THE FORTY MEN OF BERMUDA WHO/ CAME OVER THE SEAS WITH THEIR/ COMRADES IN 1915-16 AND DIED FOR THIER/ KING AND MOTHERLAND IN FRANCE/ REQUIESCANT IN PACE/ THE OFFICERS AND MEN OF THE BERMUDA/ VOLUNTEER RIFLE CORPS PLACE THIS TABLET/ HERE IN GRATEFUL REMEMBRANCE OF THE/ ASSOCIATION OF THEIR CORPS WITH GRIMSBY/ AND THE LINCOLNSHIRE REGIMENT
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height 1320MM, width 1000MM
    Materials: Stone - Caen
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Other
Responsibility
ST JAMES CHURCH

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