Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
South Kesteven
Town
Rippingale
County
Lincolnshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: May 1920
    Attended by:
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
3717

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Current location

St Andrew Church
Rippingale
South Kesteven
Lincolnshire
PE10 0SU
England

OS Grid Ref: TF 09832 27825
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Cross in the form of a canopied crucifix on an octagonal shaft and square plinth. Plinth stands on a two step base, mounted on large square platform.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY / OF GOD AND IN / HONOURED MEMORY OF ALL THOSE / WHO SERVED THEIR COUNTRY IN / THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918/ ESPECIALLY OF THOSE WHO FELL / WHOSE NAMES ARE HERE INSCRIBED / (Names) / MAY THEY REST IN PEACE WORLD WAR II / (Name)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Hill, Arthur
Hill, George
Kime, Frank
Pollard, Frederick D
Sandall, John William
Sandall, Walter
Scarborough, Walter
Sharpe, Charles
Thompson, Arthur
See details for all 9 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 9
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 9
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Initials, surname
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height 5506mm
    Materials: Undefined
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
2006: Repairs and cleaning carried out to cross.
Costs

Site: £230

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public

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