Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
East Lindsey
Town
North Cotes
County
Lincolnshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945), First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
54027

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Current location

Junction of Fleetway and Sea Lane
North Cotes
East Lindsey
Lincolnshire
DN36 5UT
England

OS Grid Ref: TA 35080 00668
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Small stone obelisk on plinth. The dedication and names are inscribed onto the plinth, World War 2 names are beneath the inscription on Face 1. The memorial is on a three stepped base and one of the names is on Face 1of the top step of the base.
Inscription
Face 1: DEDICATED TO THE SACRED/ MEMORY OF THESE FEW MEN/ OF THE MANY THOUSANDS/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ FREELY IN A GREAT CASUE/ (Names)/ THEY SHALL NOT GROW OLD AS/ WE THAT ARE LEFT GROW OLD;/ AGE SHALL NOT WEARY THEM,/ NOR THE YEARS CONDEMN."/ (Names) Face 2: ROLL OF HONOUR./ (Names) Face 4: ROLL OF HONOUR./ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Butcher, A C
Clarke, F
Dows, A
Everett, F
Houlden, H J
Jacklin, L
Keal, A
Keal, T
Lamming, F
Lamming, H
See details for all 26 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, initials
    Order of information: Surname
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 24
    Served and returned: 21
    Died: 3
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, initials
    Order of information: Surname
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: depth 1070mm, height 2286mm, width 1070mm
    Materials: Granite
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: depth 280mm, height 860mm, width 280mm
    Materials: Granite
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Base
    Measurements: depth 1680mm, height 150mm, width 1680mm
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Responsibility
North Cotes Parish Council
Reference

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