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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
East Lindsey
Town
Horncastle
County
Lincolnshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Korean War (1950-1953)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
53992
Current location

On the north wall of the north aisle
St Mary's Church
Church Lane
Horncastle
East Lindsey
Lincolnshire
LN9 5HW
England

OS Grid Ref: TF 25845 69546
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Nowy headed wooden board with small carved Latin cross at top. The centre of the board is mostly taken up with the symbol of the British Korean Veterans. The dedication is below this symbol on a small brass plate on the wooden part of the memorial, and above a small ledge. A simple wooden border runs around the outside of the memorial.
Inscription
BRITISH KOREAN/ VETERANS/ LINCOLNSHIRE/ NO. 1 BRANCH/ IN MEMORY/ OF THE FALLEN/ KOREA 1950-1953
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Korean War (1950-1953)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: depth 30mm, height 510mm, width 420mm
    Materials: Wood - Oak, Brass
Listing information
  • CHURCH OF ST MARY
  • 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

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