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Memorial details

Memorial type
Roll of honour or book of remembrance
District
East Lindsey
Town
Alford
County
Lincolnshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Northern Ireland Conflict; The Troubles (1969-1998)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
53940
Current location

On the east wall of the nave
St Wilfrid's Church
High Street (A1104)
Alford
East Lindsey
Lincolnshire
LN13 9DS
England

OS Grid Ref: TF 45548 76070
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Framed roll of honour hung on wall. It is located immediately above a bible also commemorating the same soldier. The bible contains the dedication, in calligraphy, on one of the front pages. The bible is left open on this page.
Inscription
Roll of Honour: NORTHERN IRELAND/ RICHARD JAMES SINCLAIR Private, 1ST Bn. Queen's Regiment OCTOBER 31st 1972/ "MANY WATERS CANNOT QUENCH LOVE,/ NEITHER CAN THE FLOODS DROWN IT- Bible: In Memory/ of/ Richard Sinclair/ 18 Years/ Who died of gunshot/ wounds while serving/ with the first Battalion/ The Queen's Regiment/ in Belfast/ 31st October 1972/ Presented by/ His Friends of/ The Anti-tank Platoon
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Sinclair, Richard James
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Commemorations
  • Northern Ireland Conflict; The Troubles (1969-1998)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, date died, regiment, manner of death, age at death, additional
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Roll of honour
    Measurements: depth 20mm, height 260mm, width 548mm
    Materials: Paper
  • Book
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Paper, Leather, Vellum
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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