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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
West Lindsey
Town
Brocklesby
County
Lincolnshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
42971

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Current location

All Saints Church
Brocklesby Road
Brocklesby
West Lindsey
Lincolnshire
DN41 8PJ
England

OS Grid Ref: TA 13969 11319
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
A pink marble tablet set within a dark marble backboard. The dedication is written in black and gold leaf lettering.
Inscription
TO THE MEMORY OF THOSE MEN FROM/ BROCKLESBY AND LITTLE LIMBER WHO/ LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES FOR KING AND/ COUNTRY 1914 - 1918/ (Names)/ THESE DIED IN WAR THAT WE AT PEACE MIGHT LIVE/ THESE GAVE THEIR BEST SO WE OUR BEST SHOULD GIVE/ NOT FOR THEMSELVES FOR JUSTICE AND FREEDOM RIGHT/ THEY FOUGHT AND BID US FORWARD TO THE FIGHT
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Barmby, Harold
Butters, John
Horsfall, George
Skelton, Olford
Smith, Harold
Thomas, Alfred
Worsley, Lord C S
Wright, Joseph
See details for all 8 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 8
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 8
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Surname, forename.
    Order of information: Surname.
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height 18IN, width 24IN
    Materials: Marble - Pink
Listing information
  • CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS
  • Grade I
  • 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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