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Memorial details

Memorial type
Roll of honour or book of remembrance
District
North Kesteven
Town
Heighington
County
Lincolnshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
R E Dobdinson of Lincoln (Designer)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 20th August 1995
    Attended by: Unknown
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
48843
Current location

St Thomas Church
Potterhanworth Road
Heighington
North Kesteven
Lincolnshire
LN4 1RJ
England

OS Grid Ref: TF 03023 69397
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Framed and glazed illuminated Roll of Honour with dedication below. Rose and clover design at top of Roll of Honour, with picture of Lincoln Cathedral below it. Scrolling foliate design drawn around the names.
Inscription
ROLL OF HONOUR / MEN OF THE VILLAGE OF HEIGHINGTON, LINCOLNSHIRE / WHO FOUGHT FOR THEIR KING AND COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1919. / (Names) / IN LOVING MEMORY / 1914-1919 / (Names)/ PEACE, PERFECT PEACE. 1939-1945 / MEN OF THE VILLAGE OF HEIGHINGTON, LINCOLNSHIRE WHO FOUGHT / FOR THEIR KING AND COUNTRY IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR OF 1939 TO 1945 / (Names) / IN LOVING MEMORY/ 1939-1945 / (Names) / PEACE, PERFECT PEACE. Dedication below Roll of Honour (1939-1945): Commissioned by Heighington Parish Council to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the ending of the Second World War and dedicated at the VJ Day Commemoration Service on Sunday 20th August 1995. (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ainsworth
Akrill, Frank
Akrill, John H
Applewhite, Albert
Applewhite, Arthur
Applewhite, B
Applewhite, George E
Applewhite, R
Ashby, William
Auckland, J F
See details for all 199 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 71
    Served and returned: 65
    Died: 6
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, fornames.
    Order of information: Alphabetical by surname.
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 128
    Served and returned: 126
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forenames.
    Order of information: Alphabetical by surname.
Components
  • Roll of honour
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Paper
  • Frame
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Heighington Parochial Church Council

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