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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
North Kesteven
Town
Billinghay
County
Lincolnshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
54104

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Current location

On the south east wall at the entrance to the chancel
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
Rectangular brass wall mounted plaque mounted on a wooden backboard. Fine black border with decorative corners surrounds the inscription.
Inscription
IN LOVING MEMORY OF/ JOHN,/ THE DEARLY LOVED SON OF/ C. AND A. KNOTT,/ KILLED IN ACTION AT THE/ BATTLE OF LOOS,/ SEPT. 26TH 1915, AGED 20 YEARS./ "NOT MY WILL O LORD BUT THINE BE DONE"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Knott, John
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,year died,place of death,forename,manner of death,age of death,relationships
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: depth 3mm, height 305mm, width 460mm
    Materials: Brass
  • Backboard
    Measurements: depth 20mm, height 350mm, width 510mm
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Faculty Book 91 / 30 May 1916 Book 13

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