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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
North Lincolnshire
Town
Owston Ferry
County
Lincolnshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
MESSRS SISSONS AND SON (Builder)
MESSRS SISSONS AND SON (Mason)
Ceremony
  • Rededicated
    Date: July 1947
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
  • Unveiled
    Date: 20 October 1922
    Attended by: EARL OF YARBOROUGH
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
51643
Current location

MIDWAY ON THE ROAD BOUNDARY OF THE RECREATION ROUND
High St
Owston Ferry
North Lincolnshire
Lincolnshire
DN9 1RE
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 81052 00215
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
THREE STEPPED BASE SURMOUNTED BY TAPERED SHAFT AND CELTIC CROSS. INSCRIPTION ON BLACK LETTERING ON THE FRONT FACE OF THE SHAFT AND ON A TABLET PLACED AGAINST THE FRONT SIDE OF THE STEPS. IRON RAILINGS PLACED ON THREE SIDES OF THE MEMORIAL WITH A CHAIN LINK FENCE TO THE FRONT OF IT. CELTIC KNOTWORK DESIGN ON THE FRONT FACE OF THE CROSS
Inscription
1914/ 1919/ (NAMES)/ "THEIR NAME LIVETH/ FOR EVERMORE"/ 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bayes, C H
Betts, J B
Brocklebank, A W
Brown, G E
Butroid, E
Clark, W
Clayphan, G A
Cobb, H T
Cook, D
Duffield, W H
See details for all 27 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 44
    Served and returned: 22
    Died: 22
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 8
    Served and returned: 4
    Died: 4
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,decorations
    Order of information: surname,decorations
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth C 1FT, height C 10FT, width C 2FT
    Materials: Granite - Cornish
Listing information
Condition
History
2002: ADDITIONAL WW2 NAME ADDED 1997: MEMORIAL CLEANED. MEMORIAL WAS STARTING TO LEAN SO IT WAS MONITORED BY THE PARISH COUNCIL
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
OWSTON FERRY PARISH COUNCIL
Reference
  • Carter Postcard Collection

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