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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
South Holland
Town
Cowbit
County
Lincolnshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
42965

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Current location

St Marys Church
Stone Gate
Cowbit
South Holland
Lincolnshire
PE12 6AH
England

OS Grid Ref: TF 25981 18011
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Rectangular white marble tablet within a brown marble frame on black painted stone backboard. Black decal inscription.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THE MEN OF THIS/ PARISH WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR/ KING AND COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR,/ 1914 - 1918/ (Names)/ GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS, THAT/ A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS/ ST. JOHN XV. 13
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Batterham, W H
Blow, E
Blow, J T
Bradley, B
Bradley, C
Chapman, M
Compton, D
Davis, D
Elwes, P
Fairweather, W
See details for all 16 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 16
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 16
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname
Components
  • Backboard
    Measurements: height 4FT 3IN, width 3FT
    Materials: Stone
  • Frame
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - White
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Comments: Erected by Messrs Chapman & Burns of Spalding
Memorial: £50

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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