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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
East Lindsey
Town
North Somercotes
County
Lincolnshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Northern Ireland Conflict; The Troubles (1969-1998)
Maker
MESSRS MAWER BROTHERS (Mason)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 31 October 1920
    Attended by: Mr. Walter Wilfred Green, Major Frederick Ingoldby
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
42940
Current location

On the north side of the road.
Keeling Street (A1031)
North Somercotes
East Lindsey
Lincolnshire
LN11 7QT
England

OS Grid Ref: TF 43085 96410
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Two stepped base surmounted by tapering plinth shaft and Celtic Cross. Inscription in lead lettering on the sides of the plinth. Whole is enclosed by a wrought iron fence. Celtic knotwork design on the face of the cross
Inscription
Face 1: THIS MONUMENT IS ERECTED/ IN MEMORY OF THE FOLLOWING MEN OF/ THIS PARISH WHO SACRIFICED THEIR LIVES IN/ THE GREAT WAR, 1914 - 1919/ (Names)/ THEIR NAMES LIVETH FOR EVERMORE Face 1 top base: 1939 (Names) 1945 Face 2: ALSO SERVED/ (Names) Face 3: ALSO SERVED/ (Names) Face 4: ALSO SERVED/ (Names) Face 4 top base: KILLED IN NORTHERN IRELAND 1972/ (Name)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ackrill, H
Ackrill, T E
Arundel, C E
Ashley, W L
Bradley, A
Bradley, G
Brittain, T W
Brooks, H
Burkitt, W
Campion, A
See details for all 105 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 101
    Served and returned: 79
    Died: 22
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, initials
    Order of information: Surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 3
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 3
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, initials
    Order of information: Surname
  • Northern Ireland Conflict; The Troubles (1969-1998)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename, rank
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 915 mm, height 3048 mm, width 915 mm
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Site: £218.11s 4d

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Details: Funds raised by public collections and donations
Responsibility
North Somercotes Council
Reference
  • The First World War Memorials of Lincolnshire - Michael Credland

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