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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Glanford
Town
Elsham
County
Humberside
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 31st October 1920
    Attended by: Mr. Beeston (School Master)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
53536
Current location

All Saints Church
Chruch Street
Elsham
Glanford
Humberside
DN20 0RG
England

OS Grid Ref: TA 03655 12553
Denomination: Church of England

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Previous locations
  • Village School
    Elsham
    Glanford
    Humberside
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
TRIANGULAR HEADED WOODEN BOARD WITH PAINTED INSCRIPTION IN BLACK LETTERING. NAMES IN FOUR COLUMNS ON THE BOARD. NAMES OF THOSE WHO DIED, WERE WOUNDED AND THOSE WHO WERE TAKEN PRISONER ARE MARKED BY SYMBOLS ON THE BOARD. CRENELLATED DESIGN AT THE TOP OF THE BOARD.
Inscription
ELSHAM/ SCHOOL BOYS/ 1880 TO 1922 W.E. BEESTON, MASTER/ 1914 ROLL OF HONOUR 1918/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Andrew, John M
Ashton, Christopher
Ashton, Geo
Baxter, Charles
Baxter, George
Baxter, William
Beeston, Harold
Beeston, John H
Beeston, Joseph W
Brooks, Alfred
See details for all 75 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 87
    Served and returned: 75
    Died: 12
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname,forename, regiment, additional
    Order of information: Surname
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: depth 1420mm, height 3400mm, width 1560mm
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
History
2003: SOME OF THE PAINTED LETTERS ARE INDISTINCT
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Linconshire Post, 6th November 1920

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