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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
East Lindsey
Town
West Torrington
County
Lincolnshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 8th January 1922
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
  • Dedicated
    Date: 8th January 1922
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
48824
Current location

IN THE PORCH
ST MARYS CHURCH
West Torrington
East Lindsey
Lincolnshire
England

OS Grid Ref: TF 130 810
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Rectangular white marble tablet with inscription in black lettering.
Inscription
WEST TORRINGTON./ IN EVER GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THE MEN OF THIS VILLAGE/ WHO FOUGHT IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1919./ (Names)/ GAVE THEIR LIVES/ (Names)/ WERE WOUNDED/./ (Names)/ RETURNED SAFELY./ "BY THEIR SACRIFICE WE LIVE."
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 24
    Served and returned: 22
    Died: 2
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename,additional
    Order of information: additional,surname
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height C 750MM, width C 1000MM
    Materials: Marble - White
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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