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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
North East Lincolnshire
Town
Grimsby
County
Lincolnshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
A SHERWOOD EDWARDS (Sculptor)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 11th November 1920
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
51897
Current location

Fishermans Chapel
Duncombe Street
Grimsby
North East Lincolnshire
Lincolnshire
DN32 7EG
England

OS Grid Ref: TA 27695 09948
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Bethel Mission
    Tiverton Street
    Grimsby
    North East Lincolnshire
    Lincolnshire
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Large marble tablet divided into three sections. Central section depicts a bas relief carving of a widow and her child and outer sections list the dedicatory inscription and names of the fallen. A trawler is carved in the background behind the two figures in the centre panel.
Inscription
LEFT SIDE: GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS/ THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS/ (NAMES)/ ERECTED BY PUBLIC SUBSCRIPTION TO THE/ (...) H.M.T. MINESWEEPERS (...) FISHERMEN/ WHO LOST THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT - WAR CENTRE: LEAVE THY FATHERLESS CHILDREN/ I WILL PRESERVE THEM ALIVE/ LET THY WIDOWS TRUST IN ME LEFT SIDE: UNTIL THE DAY BREAKS/ AND THE SHADOWS FLEE AWAY/ (NAMES)/ MEMORIAL - COMMITTEE/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Abborhart, V
Abrams, J
Adams, E
Adams, H E
Adams, W H
Adderley, J
Aipes, J
Albery, J
Albones, G
Allan, D
See details for all 1043 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 2460
    Served and returned: 1230
    Died: 1230
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Regiment
    Order of information: Regiment
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height 2150MM, width 2650MM
    Materials: Marble - White
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Memorial: £600 0S 0D

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

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