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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
North Kesteven
Town
Bracebridge Heath
County
Lincolnshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 19 March 1921
    Attended by: Mr A. C. Newsum, Local Clergy/Dignitaries
  • Dedicated
    Date: 19 March 1921
    Attended by: Very Revd Ernest Stafford Smith MA, relatives and families of the fallen.
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
42956

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Current location

Junction of Lincoln and Sleaford roads
Sleaford Road (A607)
Bracebridge Heath
North Kesteven
Lincolnshire
LN4 2JZ
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 97995 67592
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Octagonal shaft surmounted by a Gothic cross and placed on a three tier base, the whole surrounded by iron railings. Incised lettering on the top and middle tier of faces 1, 2 and 4, picked out in gold.
Inscription
Face 1 top tier: 1939-1945/ Face 1 middle tier: To the Glorious Memory of the men from/ Bracebridge Heath, who lost their lives/ in the Great War/ 1914-1918/ Faithful unto Death./ Face 2 top and middle tier: (Names)/ Face 4 top and middle tiers: (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Barnwell, H. G.
Bayes, G.
Bean, R. A.
Brackenbury, J.
Brown, S. F.
Champion, F. J. J.
Clarricoates, J. T.
Comrie, J.
Creasey, C
Daley, K. T.
See details for all 24 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 15
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 15
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, initials, rank
    Order of information: rank, surname, initials
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 9
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 9
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, initials, rank
    Order of information: Surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height 4877mm
    Materials: Stone - Clipsham
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Comments: Land donated by the Bracebridge Mental Hospital Visitors

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • The First World War Memorials of Lincolnshire - Michael Credland

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