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Memorial details

Memorial type
Church Fabric / Fitting: Stations of the cross
District
North East Lincolnshire
Town
Grimsby
County
Lincolnshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
51929
Current location

St Augustine of Hippo Church
St Augustine Avenue
Grimsby
North East Lincolnshire
Lincolnshire
DN32 0LA
England

OS Grid Ref: TA 27302 08277
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Carved wooden station of the Cross depicting Jesus being laid in the Sepulchre. Dedicatory inscription placed on a board at the base of it.
Inscription
JESUS IS LAID IN THE SEPULCHRE/ WILLIAM BLOOMER/ SERGEANT MAJOR 3RD CANADIAN/ MOUNTED RIFLES. KILLED IN ACTION/ FRANCE DEC. 1. 1915/ AGED 24 YEARS R. I. P.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bloomer, William
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,manner of death,age of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Stations of the Cross
    Measurements: depth 75MM, height 890MM, width 610MM
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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