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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
West Lindsey
Town
Kirkby Cum Osgodby
County
Lincolnshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 25th March 1921
    Attended by: Mr & Mrs Young/Local Clergy/Dignitaries
  • Dedicated
    Date: 25th March 1921Good Friday 1921
    Attended by: Rev. J. Christie, Vicar of Thornton-Le-Mor/Local Clergy/Dignitaries
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
48905
Current location

Roadside at West end of Village
Parish War Memorial
Main St
Kirkby Cum Osgodby
West Lindsey
Lincolnshire
LN8 3TA
England

OS Grid Ref: TF 06992 92669
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Square base surmounted by granite step, tapered plinth, tapered shaft and Celtic Cross. Inscription in raised black lettering on three sides of plinth. Additional tablet for WW2 placed against the front face of the step.
Inscription
6 OCLOCK FACE: TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN HONOURED MEMORY/ OF THE MEN/ OF KIRKBY-CUM-OSGODBY/ AND KINGERBY,/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN/ THE GREAT WAR, 1914 - 1919./ WORLD WAR 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES) 3 AND 9 OCLOCK FACES: (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
no
Names on memorial
Atkinson, A
Codd, E
Codd, J
Cox, S
Eaton, H
Rhodes, J
Sharp, F
Smith, J W
West, H
Wilkinson, C H
See details for all 10 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 10
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 10
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Initial, surname
    Order of information: Surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Initials, surname
    Order of information: Surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 650 mm, height 2160 mm, width 830 mm
    Materials: Granite
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height 380 mm, width 610 mm
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
Condition
History
2002: A couple of letters in inscription are hard to read or missing Autumn 1991: Base repaired and lettering re-fixed.
Costs

Comments: Land given by Mr & Mrs Wilson of Osgodby. Memorial by public subscription.

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Responsibility
Parish Council

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