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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
West Lindsey
Town
Waddingham
County
Lincolnshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 07 September 1919
    Attended by: Revd Joseph Simpson, Revd J. E. Tawnley, relatives and friends
  • Dedicated
    Date: 07 September 1919
    Attended by: Revd Joseph Simpson, Revd J. E. Tawnley, relatives and friends
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
54402

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Current location

Entrance to churchyard
St Mary and St Peter's Church
Church Road
Waddingham
West Lindsey
Lincolnshire
DN21 4ST
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 98691 96347
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
A stone obelisk standing on a plinth and a two stepped base. Face 1 of the plinth bears the dedicatory inscription, and the names from WWI and WW2 are on faces 2, 3 and 4.
Inscription
Face 1: FOR GOD/ FOR KING AND COUNTRY/ IN LOVING MEMORY OF/ THE FIFTEEN/ WADDINGHAM LADS/ WHO FELL WHILE SERVING/ IN H.M. FORCES/ IN THE GREAT WARS/ 1914-1919/ 1939-1945/ Face 2: (Names)/ 1939-1945 (Names)/ Face 3: (Names)/ (Names)/ 1939-1945/ Face 4: (Names)/ 1939-1945/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Barker, Edward
Barker, George
Britcliffe, Edward
Charles, Fred
Churchill, Dennis
Cook, Jack
Cooling, Arthur
Cooling, Jonah
Cork, Walter
Dent, Robert B.
See details for all 21 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 15
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 15
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename, initials
    Order of information: Rank, surname, forename
  • 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: Concrete
  • Memorial
    Measurements: depth 755mm, height 2020mm, width 755mm
    Materials: Undefined
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Reference
  • The First World War Memorials of Lincolnshire - Michael Credland

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