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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
South Kesteven
Town
Bourne
County
Lincolnshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
3736
Current location

Memorial inside Church.
Bourne Abbey Church
Spalding Road
Bourne
South Kesteven
Lincolnshire
PE10 9LE
England

OS Grid Ref: TF 10122 20061
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
White marble tablet with black lettering superimposed on a dark grey marble background. There are two rifles at the bottom of the Memorial. Oblong with the long sides mounted vertically althought there are two small oblong protusions in the same stone at the bottom of each long side and further up to a point about 3/4 of the way along the length, there are a further two protruding from the bottom edge, almost at each corner.
Inscription
SACRED/ TO THE MEMORY OF/ HARRY ALLEN,/ OF THIS TOWN/ WHO DIED OF WOUNDS/ RECEIVED IN ACTION IN FRANCE/ 10TH OCT 1916/ AGED 20 YEARS./ AND WAS BURIED AT/ NIEPPE CEMETERY, NEAR ARMEMTIERES/ HE DIED THE NOBLEST DEATH/ A MAN CAN DIE/ FIGHTING FOR GOD & RIGHT & LIBERTY AND SUCH A DEATH IS IMMORTALITY. 2ND ROYAL WARWICKS
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allen, Harry
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,year died,regiment,forename,manner of death,age of death
    Order of information: forename, surname, manner of death, place of death, date of death, age of death, regiment
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: height 147mm, width 62mm
    Materials: Marble - White
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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