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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
North Kesteven
Town
Leadenham
County
Lincolnshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 04-12-1920
    Attended by: Maj Gen Sir Arthur Reginald Hoskins KCB CMG DSO
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
43078
Current location

St Swithins Church
A607
Leadenham
North Kesteven
Lincolnshire
LN5 0PX
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 95060 51814
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Two stepped base surmounted by octagonal plinth, tapering shaft lantern cross and plain Latin Cross. Inscription on tablets on the sides of the plinth. Figure of a knight depicted in the 6 o'clock face of the lantern; figure of St George on the 9 o'clock face; the Tree of Knowledge on the 12 o'clock face; figure of a pilgrim on the 3 o'clock face
Inscription
Tablets one to three: TO THE MEMORY OF THE MEN OF LEADENHAM/ WHO SERVED IN HIS MAJESTY'S FORCES/ DURING THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1919/ THOSE WHOSE NAMES ARE RECORDED/ HEREON DIED FOR THEIR COUNTRY BUT/ ALL DID THEIR DUTY AND THEIR NAMES/ ARE ENTERED IN THE CHURCH Tablet Four: 1939 - 1945/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bell, G
Bell, M
Bloomfield, W
Bloomfield, W
Clarke, G
Clarke, G
Clarke, J
Clarke, J
Edwards, A
Edwards, A
See details for all 22 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 12
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 12
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 10
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 10
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height C 4560MM
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
History
2001: STOEN TABLETS PLACE DON THE SIDES OF THE PLINTH AS THE INSCRIPTION WAS BADLY WEATHERED
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Carter Postcard Collection

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