Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
Town
Kirton in Lindsey
County
Lincolnshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Northern Ireland Conflict; The Troubles (1969-1998), Second World War (1939-1945), First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 26th September 1920
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
34848

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Current location

Junction of Northcliff Rd and King Edward St on the edge of village green
Northcliff Rd
Kirton in Lindsey
Lincolnshire
DN21 4NJ
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 93859 98801
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Plain obelisk on square plinth and three stepped rough stone base. Plinth includes marble plaques on each face.
Inscription
FOR GOD/ FOR KING AND COUNTRY/ TO THE GLORIOUS MEMORY/ OF THE MEN OF/ KIRTON IN LINDSEY/ WHO DIED IN THE/ GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1919/ (NAMES)/ 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Annakin, I
Atkinson, George W
Atter, John
Barry, John M
Betts, John
Beverley, Ernest
Birkett, Harry T
Blissitt, Albert S
Blissitt, Charles E
Blissitt, George H
See details for all 47 names
Commemorations
  • Northern Ireland Conflict; The Troubles (1969-1998)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 8
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 8
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename
    Order of information: Surname
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 38
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 38
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, Surname
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaques / Panels with names
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: depth 2000MM, height 5500MM, width 2000MM
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • Kirton in Lindsey 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: Donated
Comments: Site was given to Committee in trust by Mr. Cross of Liverpool, owner of the green. Memorial was supplied by Mr. Walters, Scunthorpe

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Details: Chairman of Memorial Committee - Mr. E.E. Duckering, J.P. Funded by public subscription
Reference
  • "An impressive event" Scunthorpe Star, 2 October 1920

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