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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
East Lindsey
Town
Horncastle
County
Lincolnshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
53465
Current location

On the wall outside the reception area
opposite the lift and stairs
Horncastle War Memorial Centre
North Street
Horncastle
East Lindsey
Lincolnshire
LN9 5DX
England

OS Grid Ref: TF 26064 69800
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Holy Trinity Church
    Horncastle
    East Lindsey
    Lincolnshire
    England

    OS Grid Ref: TF 260 690
    Denomination: Church of England
Description
Rectangular mounted backboard with 4 brass plaques attached, 3 vertical with names on and a fourth horizontal beneath with a dedication to the school old boys and girls who served in WW2, all writing picked out in white.
Inscription
ROYAL NAVY/ (names)/ ARMY (names)/ A.T.S./ (names) (JOHNSON MAY + KILLED IN AIR RAID) (names)/ ROYAL AIR FORCE/ (names)/ HORNCASTLE CHILDREN'S HOME/ OLD BOYS & GIRLS WHO SERVED IN H.M. FORCES/ WORLD WAR 1939-45
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adland, Charles
Adland, George
Adland, Leonard
Allen, Lewis
Barnes, Cyril
Barnes, Jack
Bird, Reginald
Booth, Harry
Booth, Walter
Brackenbury, Roland
See details for all 57 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 57
    Served and returned: 56
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 1020 MM, width 1060 MM
    Materials: Brass
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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