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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
South Kesteven
Town
Great Ponton
County
Lincolnshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
54217
Current location

South west side of Churchyard
Holy Cross Church
Dallygate
Great Ponton
South Kesteven
Lincolnshire
NG33 5DP
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 92483 30461
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Square obelisk on a plinth of the same material. Engraving of a laurel wreath on the lower part of the obelisk , above the dates of the First World War. Main dedication and WW1 names engraved on the plinth. WW2 names are on the base.
Inscription
Lower part of Obelisk: 1914-1919 Plinth: TO THE HONOURED MEMORY/ OF THESE WHO LEAVING THEIR HOME IN/ THIS PARISH GAVE THEIR LIVES/ FOR KING AND COUNTRY/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ (Names)/ THE GLORIOUS DEAD Base: 1939-1945
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ablewhite, William
Clapton, Arthur Samuel
Exton, Joseph Henry
Jackson, Frederick
Musson, Fred Gibson
Nixon, Reginald
Nixon, Stanley
Sentance, Arthur Francis Geoffrey
Steele, Wilfred
Tuckwood, Frederick Royce
See details for all 14 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 8
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 8
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 6
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 6
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
  • Memorial
    Measurements: height c 2000mm
    Materials: Undefined
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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