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Memorial details

Memorial type
Park / Sports field
District
East Lindsey
Town
Alford
County
Lincolnshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
53971
Current location

Alford Memorial Recreation Ground
South Street (B1196)
Alford
East Lindsey
Lincolnshire
LN13 9AY
England

OS Grid Ref: TF 45467 75607
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Park and recreation ground at the entrance to which is a metal archway supported by two brick pillars. On each pillar is a bronze plaque on which are the names of the Second World War fallen.
Inscription
Metal archway over gate: 1939/ MEMORIAL/ RECREATION GROUND/ 1945 Left Plaque: IN HONOURED MEMORY/ (names)/ "PRO PATRIA" Right Plaque: IN HONOURED MEMORY/ (names) "PRO PATRIA"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Baker, Joseph
Clay, Raymond Samuel
Enderby, Arthur Richard
Greenwood, John Grenville
Higgins, Elwyn John Comyn
Higgins, Michael Christopher Comyn
Hogger, Hugh Alphonso
Hudson, Henry
Hughes, Stanley Victor
Langley, Eric Ambrose
See details for all 23 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 23
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 23
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname, forename
Components
  • Park
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
  • Plaques
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Arch
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brick, Metal
Listing information
Condition
History
2006: An obelisk will be placed in the park later this year which will have the names of the Second World War fallen on it. It will also act as a sundial. 2001-2005: Park has been upgraded to include a junior football field, a skateboard park, footpaths. Drainage and lighting has also been improved. The project is ongoing with the gardens to be added and improved on.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Memorial Park Trust

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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