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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
West Lindsey
Town
Marton
County
Lincolnshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
MR J D SANDARS (Builder)
MR FOSTER (Builder)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1st August 1921
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
43004
Current location

ST MARGARETS CHURCH
Marton
West Lindsey
Lincolnshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 839 817
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
THREE STEPPED BASE SURMOUNTED BY PLINTH, TAPERED SHAFT AND CELTIC CROSS. DEDICATORY WHITE MARBLE TABLETS ATTACHED TO TWO SIDES OF THE PLINTH.
Inscription
SIDE ONE: TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND/ MEMORY OF THOSE WHO LOST/ THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918/ (NAMES)/ "THEY DIED THAT WE MIGHT LIVE." SIDE TWO: IN REMEMBRANCE/ OF THOSE WHO GAVE/ THEIR LIVES IN THE/ WORLD WAR/ 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 8
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 8
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 2450MM, height 3500MM, width 2450MM
    Materials: Stone
  • Tablets
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
Listing information
Condition
History
2003: MEMORIAL IS IN NEED OF A CLEAN
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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