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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
North Kesteven
Town
Billinghay
County
Lincolnshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
54092

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Current location

On the wall at the east end of the south aisle
St Michael's Church
Church Lane
Billinghay
North Kesteven
Lincolnshire
LN4 4HN
England

OS Grid Ref: TF 15680 54939
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Wall mounted brass plaque with fine black border. Latin cross before the inscription.
Inscription
(cross)/ TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN PROUD AND HONOURED MEMORY/ OF THOSE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ AT SEA, ON LAND AND IN THE AIR/ 1939-1945/ (Names)/ GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bee, Claude H.
Couling, Maurice A.
Hickling, John
Louth, Douglas
Wells, Dennis W.
See details for all 5 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 5
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 5
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: depth 3mm, height 400mm, width 610mm
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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