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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
North Kesteven
Town
Ashby De La Launde
County
Lincolnshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
Local Clergy/Dignitaries (Designer)
Hart Son Peard & Co Ltd (Sculptor)
R SKELTON. SLEAFORD (Builder)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 24 August 1919
    Attended by: Maj James
  • Dedicated
    Date: 24 August 1919
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
54085
Current location

To the east of the church pathway
St Hybald's Church
Church Avenue
Ashby De La Launde
North Kesteven
Lincolnshire
LN4 3JQ
England

OS Grid Ref: TF 05500 54778
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Canopied crucifix supported by a tapered column atop an octagonal stone base and two steps. Inscription and names are in lead lettering on faces 1, 2, 3 and 7.
Inscription
Face 1 base: TO THE GLORY/ OF GOD/ AND IN GRATEFUL/ MEMORY OF THE/ MEN OF ASHBY/ WHO GAVE THEIR/ LIVES IN DEFENCE/ OF KING & COUNTRY/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1918./ R.I.P Face 1 top step: "GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN/ THAN THIS, THAT A MAN LAY/ DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS/ FRIENDS". Face 1 bottom step: R. SKELTON. SLEAFORD. Face 2 base: (Names) Face 3 base: (Name) Face 7 base: (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Arden, Richard
Blundy, Herbert
Chambers, John
Clarke, George
Clarke, Joseph
Clayton, Leslie
Cunnington, Wm,
Long, Edward
Marshall, Charles
Watson, George
See details for all 13 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 13
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 13
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Crucifix
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Portland
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Lincolnshire Chronicle 30 August 1919
  • Sleaford Journal 06 September 1919

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