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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
North Lincolnshire
Town
Burringham
County
Lincolnshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
MESSRS TYAS AND GUEST (Builder)
MESSRS TYAS AND GUEST (Designer)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: C November 1920
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
51713
Current location

St. John the Baptist Churchyard Extension
High Street
Burringham
North Lincolnshire
Lincolnshire
DN17 3NQ
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 83284 08987
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
THREE STEPPED STONE BASE SURMOUNTED BY TWO STEPPED GRANITE BASE, PLINTH, CORNICE AND OBELISK. CARVED INSCRIPTION IN GOLD LETTERING ON TWO SIDES OF THE PLINTH. LAUREL WREATH WITH CROSSED RIFLE A SWORD THROUGH A CROWN IN THE CENTRE IS CARVED ON THE FRONT FACE OF THE OBELISK
Inscription
FRONT FACE: PRO PATRIA/ 1 SAMUEL XXV 10/ THEY WERE A WALL UNTO/ US BOTH BY NIGHT AND DAY/ (NAMES)/ IN MEMROY OF THE MEN OF/ BURRINGHAM & GUNNESS/ (WITH NEAP HOUSE)/ WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918 RIGHT FACE: 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Arrand, Charles H
Cooper, Arthur
Devine, John A
Drinkall, Ernest E
Earl, Robert
Green, Henry
Hannath, Charles
Harrison, George E
Harrison, William R
Hazel, Leslie W
See details for all 28 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 42
    Served and returned: 21
    Died: 21
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 16
    Served and returned: 8
    Died: 8
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: forename
    Order of information: forename
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: depth 813MM, height C 3650MM, width 813MM
    Materials: Granite - Red
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Portland
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
PARISH COUNCIL

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