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Memorial details

Memorial type
Church Fabric / Fittings
District
South Holland
Town
Sutton Bridge
County
Lincolnshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 29th March 1957
    Attended by: The Bishop of Lincoln dedicated the Air Force Chapel within St Matthew's Church in which the memorial board relating to Jack Bateman and the associated altar and reredos are sited.
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
43035

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Current location

All three elements of the memorial are within the Air Force Chapel in the Church.
St Matthew's Church
Bridge Road
Sutton Bridge
South Holland
Lincolnshire
PE12 9SA
England

OS Grid Ref: TF 47879 21213
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Altar, reredos and a memorial board. The memorial board bears the dedicatory inscription in blue and gold lettering; the altar is adorned with the badges of the Royal Air Force, Royal Australian Air Force, Royal Canadian Air Force, Royal New Zealand Air Force, Polish Air Force and Czechoslovakian Air Force; the red, black and gold-painted reredos is adorned with a carved crucifix.
Inscription
Tablet: THIS ALTAR/ AND REREDOS/ is dedicated to theGlory of God/ and in memory of/ HOBSON BATEMAN/ 1881 - 1942/ AMELIA ELIZABETH BATEMAN/ (his wife) 1881 - 1956/ and/ Sgt. Obs. JACK BATEMAN/ (their son) killed April 11 1941/ "At the going down of the sun/ and in the morning/ We will remember them"/ ERECTED BY JAMES R BATEMAN & RAY BATEMAN,/ SURVIVING SONS OF THE ABOVE H & A E BATEMAN/ 1957 Reredos: Greater Love hath no man/ than this
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bateman, Jack
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Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, name, date of death, parents and siblings' names
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Altar
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
  • Reredos
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
  • Board
    Measurements: depth 25, height 480 mm, width 340 mm
    Materials: Wood- oak
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Reference
  • Published:Midland Publishing Limited 1990 Leicester

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