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Memorial details

Memorial type
Pillar / Column
District
East Lindsey
Town
Mablethorpe
County
Lincolnshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
MESSRS MAWER BROTHERS
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 04 December 1921
    Attended by: RELATIVES/FRIENDS OF THE FALLEN
  • Dedicated
    Date: 04 December 1921
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
42939
Current location

In its own gardens
High St
Mablethorpe
East Lindsey
Lincolnshire
England

OS Grid Ref: TF 504 850
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Seafront
    Mablethorpe
    North Kesteven
    Lincolnshire
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Square granite pillar on plinth and stepped base. At the top of the pillar is a moulded laurel wreath. There is a wrought iron gate leading to the site with the words Lest We Forget on it. There are also three stones with the emblems of the three services on.
Inscription
PLINTH SIDE ONE: TO OUR GLORIOUS DEAD, 1914 - 1919 PLINTH SIDE TWO TO FOUR: (NAMES) BASE SIDE ONE: 1939-1945/ (NAMES) BASE SIDE TWO TO FOUR: (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 28
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 28
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 24
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 24
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Pillar
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite - Aberdeen
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite - Aberdeen
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite - Aberdeen
  • Memorial
    Measurements: height 3490mm, width 910mm
    Materials: Granite - Aberdeen
  • Gate
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wrought Iron
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Memorial: c £350 - £400

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Reference
  • Carter Postcard Collection
  • Lincolnshire Gazette 10 December 1921

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