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Memorial details

Memorial type
Serviceman / Servicewoman
District
North Kesteven
Town
Metheringham
County
Lincolnshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Frederick William Baldock (Mason)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 12 December 1920
    Attended by: The Marchioness of Carisbrooke
  • Dedicated
    Date: 12 December 1920
    Attended by: Revd William Ignatius Snell Rawson, Revd Scott, Revd Redhead, Col Edmund Royds MP
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
3131
Current location

Memorial garden
High Street
Metheringham
North Kesteven
Lincolnshire
LN4 3EA
England

OS Grid Ref: TF 06904 61426
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Soldier wearing uniform and cap badge of Lincolnshire regiment with head bowed, in mourning pose with rifle reversed, surmounting rectangular pedestal. Cornice of pedestal decorated with carved frieze including depiction of cap and rifle. In the bottom of each face there is a carved laurel wreath.
Inscription
Face 1: TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND/ IN MEMORY OF/ THE MEN OF METHERINGHAM/ WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1918/ THEY DIED THAT WE MIGHT LIVE/ ALSO/ 1939-1945 Face 2: (Names) Face 3: 1939-1945/ (Names) Face 4: (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Atkin, H
Atkin, T W
Baldock, C W
Barsley, E
Bayles, H
Bayles, J A'
Brown, C
Brown, H
Brown, W
Burman, C
See details for all 50 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 42
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 42
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, initials, rank
    Order of information: Surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 8
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 8
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, initials, rank
    Order of information: Surname
Components
  • Pedestal
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite - Aberdeen
  • Sculpture
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - Carrara
  • Memorial
    Measurements: depth 1000mm, height 4000mm, width 1000mm
    Materials: Granite - Aberdeen
Listing information
  • 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
History
1995: cleaned April 1995 by Tuttells of Lincoln.
Costs

Memorial: £600

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Responsibility
Metheringham Parish Council
Reference
  • Carter Postcard Collection
  • The First World War memorials of Lincolnshire - Michael Credland

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