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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
North East Lincolnshire
Town
Cleethorpes
County
Lincolnshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 24 September 1925
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
  • Dedicated
    Date: 24 September 1925
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
53520
Current location

Matthew Humberston Comprehensive School
Clee Rd
Cleethorpes
North East Lincolnshire
Lincolnshire
England

OS Grid Ref: TA 292 082
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Nowy headed cast bronze plaque mounted within a nowy headed marble frame and placed on a nowy headed stone backboard. Inscription in three columns on the plaque. Coloured school crest within a wreath is at the top centre of the plaque. Ribbons are attached to the sides of the wreath and a scroll is depicted below it
Inscription
Centre section: IN MEMORY OF/ THE OLD BOYS OF/ THIS SCHOOL WHO/ GAVE THIER LIVES/ FOR THIER COUNTRY/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918/ (Names)/ DULCE ET DECORUM/ EST PRO PATRIA MORI Left and right hand sides: (Names) Base: 1914 1918
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Abbott, L P
Bell, C O
Blanchard, R
Bott, W E
Broadhead, F
Buckley, E
Cooper, A W
Coulson, J
Croft, G W
Croft, T J
See details for all 41 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 41
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 41
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 1120 MM, width 1320MM
    Materials: Bronze
  • Frame
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Comments: Cost is not clear from information submitted
Memorial: £180 or £1,180

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
The school and North East Lincolnshire Educational Committee

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