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Memorial details

Memorial type
Gate
District
West Lindsey
Town
Brattleby
County
Lincolnshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1920
    Attended by: Unknown
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
54236

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Current location

Ermine Street (B1398)
Brattleby
West Lindsey
Lincolnshire
LN1 2SQ
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 94843 80787
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Cast iron gateway flanked by two curved brick walls, each displaying a stone tablet on which the names are inscribed. There is an additional metal plaque with dedication, attached to the wall. Post the erection of the memorial c1920, a further WW1 name was added to the right hand tablet, and a WW2 name added to the left hand tablet.
Inscription
Left Tablet: BRATTLEBY VILLAGE/ IN/ GRATEFUL REMEMBRANCE/ OF/ YOUNG LIVES/ NOBLY GIVEN IN THE/ GREAT WARS/ (Name)/ Right Tablet: (Names)/ Plaque: THE GATE ORIGINALLY/ PLACED HERE AS PART OF/ THE WAR MEMORIAL/ Was Presented by/ Mr R.S.HALL A.D. 1920
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Burr, Selina Mary
Heath, Albert Victor
Rowell, Frank William
Sanderson, Harry
Simons, William Henry
Woodforth, Arthur Joseph
Woodforth, Walter
See details for all 7 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 6
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 6
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename
    Order of information: Surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Gate
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Cast Iron
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height 480mm, width 350mm
    Materials: Stone
  • Wall
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
History
2005: Grant of £250 towards repair and conservation works from the war memorial trust.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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