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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Lincoln
Town
Boultham
County
Lincolnshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 11 November 1922
    Attended by: Mr G L B Knott
  • Dedicated
    Date: 11 November 1922
    Attended by: Rev W W Leeke
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
48827
Current location

Boultham Park
Dixon St
Boultham
Lincoln
Lincolnshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 960 690
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
SQUARE BASE SURMOUNTED BY SQUARE SIDED PLINTH, TAPERED SHAFT AND CELTIC STYLE CROSS. INSCRIPTION ON THE SIDES OF THE PLINTH. WREATH CARVED IN RELIEF AT THE TOP OF THE 6 OCLOCK FACE OF THE PLINTH. PILLARS CARVED AT EACH SIDE OF THE PLINTH EDGES
Inscription
6 OCLOCK FACE: TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN/ GRATEFUL MEMORY/ OF THE/ MEN OF BOULTHAM/ WHO FELL IN THE/ GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1919/ AND IN THE/ WORLD WAR/ 1939 - 1945/ LEST YE FORGET 12 OCLOCK FACE: ALSO/ IN/ GRATEFUL APPRECIATION/ OF/ THE SERVICES OF THE/ MEN/ WHO RETURNED 3 AND 9 OCLOCK FACES: (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Andrews, C R
Ashton, F
Barker, A
Bentley, J H
Blow, G M
Blow, W
Brammer, W
Brewer, G E
Brookes, A
Carr, R
See details for all 66 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 66
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 66
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 20
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 20
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height C 3660MM
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
History
1995: MEMORIAL REFURBISHED. PLAQUE PLACED BESIDE THE MEMORIAL LISTS DONORS TOWARDS THE WORK.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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