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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
North Lincolnshire
Town
Barton On Humber
County
Lincolnshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 3rd April 1921
    Attended by: LT COL HAROLD GRAHAM WILSON DSO
  • Dedicated
    Date: 3rd April 1921
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
51704
Current location

AT THE ENTRANCE TO THE NEW CEMETERY
Barrow Rd
Barton On Humber
North Lincolnshire
Lincolnshire
England

OS Grid Ref: TA 03928 21737
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
THREE STEPPED BASE SURMOUNTED BY ROUNDED PLINTH WITH COLUMNS AT FOUR POINTS ON THE SIDES. THIS IS SURMOUNTED BY A TAPERED SHAFT AND CELTIC CROSS. CARVED INSCRIPTION IN GOLD PAINTED LETTERING ON THE SIDES OF THE PLINTH.
Inscription
6 OCLOCK FACE: TO THE GLORIOUS MEMROY/ OF 165 GALLANT MEN/ OF BARTON-ON-HUMBER/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ FOR KING AND COUNTRY/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ 4TH AUGUST 1914./ 11TH NOVEMBER 1918./ AND 48 MEN & WOMEN 1939 - 1945./ "THEN FROM THE DAWN IT/ SEEMED THERE CAME, BUT FAINT AS FROM BEYOND THE LIMIT/ OF THE WORLD./ LIKE THE LAST ECHO BORN OF/ A GREAT CRY,/ SOUNDS AS IF SOME FAIR CITY/ WERE ONE VOICE AROUND A KING/ RETURNING FROM HIS WARS."/ TENNYSON OTHER FACES: (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adamson, John H
Adlard, J K
Alcock, H D
Allison, John E
Allison, W
Alltoft, J R
Altoft, George
Anderson, C W
Appleyard, Ernest
Arksey, J W
See details for all 225 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 199
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 199
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,year died,regiment
    Order of information: regiment,surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 48
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 48
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth C 3500MM, height C 5550MM, width C 3500MM
    Materials: Granite - Glencoe
Listing information
  • Barton-upon-Humber War Memorial
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
History
2013: 30 names added. DATE UNKNOWN: ADDITIONAL NAMES FOR WW1 ADDED
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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