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Memorial details

Memorial type
Church Fabric / Fitting: Reredos or screen
District
South Kesteven
Town
Stamford
County
Lincolnshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
48882
Current location

In the Nave. Redundancy proposed for church.
St. John the Baptist Church
Stamford
South Kesteven
Lincolnshire
PE9 2ST
England

OS Grid Ref: TF 02065 06983
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Oak memorial screen set into an archway, divided vertically into three panels by plain chamfered muntins and horizontally by a single matching transom. Genre panel contains Roll of Honour; side panels names of those who returned.. Each panel has applied moulding forming Ogee arches with fleur de lys finials, cinquefoil heads and foliated cusping with corbels on the outside. Incised inscription in black and gilded, Roman, capital lettering.
Inscription
Centre panel: THIS MEMORIAL HAS BEEN ERECTED/ TO PERPETUATE THE NAMES OF/ THOSE CONNECTED WITH THE PARISH/ OR CONGREGATION OF ST JOHN THE/ BAPTIST, STAMFORD, WHO HAVE/ GIVEN THEIR LIVES IN THE SERVICE/ OF THEIR COUNTRY, AS ALSO OF ALL/ THOSE WHO SERVED IN VARIOUS/ FORCES OF THE CROWN DURING THE/ GREAT WAR, 1914 - 1918/ (NAMES) Left and Right hand panels: (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Andrews, H
Andrews, John A R
Arbon, A G
Arden, H
Barnett, W E
Bates, W
Baxter, G
Baxter, H
Beall, A E
Bell, J
See details for all 117 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 117
    Served and returned: 89
    Died: 28
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Rank, forename, initials, surname, decorations
    Order of information: Surname
Components
  • Screen
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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