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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
North Kesteven
Town
Potterhanworth
County
Lincolnshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
MESSRS THOMAS LONG AND SONS (NOTTINGHAM)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 9th March 1920
    Attended by: COL W V R FANE
  • Dedicated
    Date: 9th March 1920
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
43080
Current location

Village Green
Main Rd
B1202
Potterhanworth
North Kesteven
Lincolnshire
England

OS Grid Ref: TF 05488 66141
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Two stepped base surmounted by plinth and obelisk. Black inscription on the sides of the plinth. Whole enclosed by wrought iron fence
Inscription
6 O'Clock Face: TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ THIS MONUMENT IS PLACED HERE BY THE PARISHIONERS/ AS A MEMORIAL TO THE/ BRAVE MEN WHO ON/ LAND AND SEA GAVE/ THEIR LIVES FOR/ KING AND COUNTRY/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918 12 O'Clock Face: THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE 3 And 9 O'Clocks Faces: (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Battle, Arthur Newsum
Clarke, Frederick William
Clarke, Herbert
Clayton, Albert Leslie
Clayton, Thomas Robert
Green, Samuel Rose
Hotchen, Charles Arthur
Lond, Allan Ransome
Lond, John Thomas
Moody, Fred
See details for all 16 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 16
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 16
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,forename
    Order of information: surname,rank,forename
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: height C 4600MM
    Materials: Granite - Polished
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Comments: The Lincolnshire Chronicle 11 December 1920 states the cost of the memorial was £209 6s 5d.
Memorial: C £120

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Carter Postcard Collection

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