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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
West Lindsey
Town
East Ferry
County
Lincolnshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 23 August 1921
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
54261

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Current location

On bank of River Trent
High St
East Ferry
West Lindsey
Lincolnshire
DN21 3EA
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 81551 99452
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Roadside opposite church
    East Ferry
    West Lindsey
    Lincolnshire
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Rough hewn granite cross on three-stepped plinth. Black decal inscription on front face of top and middle plinths.
Inscription
Top Plinth: LEST WE FORGET!/ ERECTED IN PROUD AND GLORIOUS MEMORY OF Bottom Plinth: THE MEN OF EAST FERRY WHO FELL/ IN THE GREAT WAR, 1914-1918./ (Names)/ MAY THEY REST IN PEACE.
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 3
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 3
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: depth 700mm, height 2985mm, width 850mm
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Lincolnshire Star 30 April 1921
  • Epworth Bells 30 August 1921

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