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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
South Kesteven
Town
Caythorpe
County
Lincolnshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Iraq War (2003-2011)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
3741
Current location
  • St Vincent's Church
    Church Lane
    Caythorpe
    South Kesteven
    Lincolnshire
    NG32 3DU
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SK 93891 48571
    Denomination: Church of England
Description
Octagonal base surmounted by octagonal plinth, tapering shaft and cross of sacrifice. Inscription incised in black lettering on the front face of the plinth. A tablet with the names of those who died in WW2 has been added to the base and two tablets with the names of those killed in Iraq have been added to the 4.30 face of the base. The names of those killed in WW1 are placed on a tablet that is fixed to the concave wall behind the cross. The tablet is identical in design to the tablet in the church. The cross stands on a paved area that is enclosed at the front by a post and chain link fence.
Inscription
Cross, 6 o'clock face: IN/ GRATEFUL MEMORY/ OF THE MEN OF THIS/ PARISH WHO GAVE/ THEIR LIVES FOR/ THEIR COUNTRY 1914-1919/ ALSO/ 1939 - 1945/ 1939 - 1945/ (Names) Cross, 4.30 o'clock face: IRAQ 2003/ (Name)/ IRAQ 2005/ (Name) Tablet: TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN MEMORY/ OF THE MEN OF THIS PARISH WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THIER COUNTRY 1914 - 1919./ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 23
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 23
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 4
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 4
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname
  • Iraq War (2003-2011)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Year died
Listing information
  • Caythorpe Memorial Cross
  • 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
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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