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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
East Lindsey
Town
Binbrook
County
Lincolnshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 27-03-1921
    Attended by: RELATIVES/FRIENDS OF THE FALLEN
  • Dedicated
    Date: 27-03-1921
    Attended by: RELATIVES/FRIENDS OF THE FALLEN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
53953
Current location

St Mary and St Gabriels Church
Binbrook
East Lindsey
Lincolnshire
LN8 6BY
England

OS Grid Ref: TF 21204 93942
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Celtic cross upon which is a crusader sword. The cross is on a base of the same stone, upon which is the main inscription. Beneath this is a further base support on which is the Second World War inscription.
Inscription
FRONT: TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND TO THE IMMORTAL MEMORY/ OF THE GLORIOUS DEAD/ CONNECTED WITH BINBROOK, WHO/ GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR/ KING AND COUNTRY IN THE/ GREAT WAR, 1914-1919,/ AND WHOSE NAMES ARE INSCRIBED HEREON/ "LEST WE FORGET"/ AND IN MEMORY OF THOSE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE WAR OF 1939-1945/ (NAMES) LEFT: (NAMES) RIGHT (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 31
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 31
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 4
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 4
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite - Cornish
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite - Cornish
  • Memorial
    Measurements: depth 1050mm, height 2500mm, width 1250mm
    Materials: Granite - Cornish
Listing information
  • Binbrook War Memorial
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Lincolnshire Chronicle 28 February 1920
  • Market Rasen Mail 26 March 1921
  • Lincolnshire Chronicle 04 December 1920

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