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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)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: Jan 1921
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
42977

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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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Previous locations
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    Cowbit Methodist Church
    Barrier Bank
    Cowbit
    South Holland
    Lincolnshire
    PE12 6AL
    England

    OS Grid Ref: TF 26106 17818
    Denomination: Methodist
Description
Plain rectangular white marble tablet on a black stone backboard. Black inscription. Small brass explanatory plaque on wooden backboard below
Inscription
Tablet: TO THE GLORY OF GOD,/ AND IN MEMORY OF THE FALLEN FROM THIS PARISH/ IN THE GREAT WAR, 1914 - 18/ (Names)/ "LEST WE FORGET" Plaque: THIS TABLET WAS REMOVED/ FROM COWBIT METHODIST CHURCH/ WHEN IT CLOSED IN 1983/ AND WAS GIVEN TO THE PARISH CHURCH
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
Garrard, G
See details for all 15 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 15
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 15
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, initials, surname
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname
Components
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - White
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Reference
  • Lincolnshire, Boston and Spalding Free Press pg7 4 jan 1921

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