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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
North Kesteven
Town
Nocton
County
Lincolnshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
Ceremony
  • Faculty Granted
    Date: 02 July 1915
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
59678

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Current location

South east wall of the nave.
All Saints Church
The Green
Nocton
North Kesteven
Lincolnshire
LN4 2BG
England

OS Grid Ref: TF 06070 64130
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Rectangular plaque attached to wall with black line border and pattee cross at top. Incised inscription in black lettering.
Inscription
+/ IN MEMORY OF/ REUBEN./ SON OF REUBEN AND ELLEN HORTON OF NOCTON./ PRIVATE 1st W-YORKS REGT/ WHO WAS KILLED IN ACTION JAN 30TH 1915./ WHEN FIGHTING FOR HIS COUNTRY/ IN THE GREAT GERMAN WAR./ HAVING PREVIOUSLY SERVED THROUGH/ THE S.AFRICAN CAMPAIGN 1901./ ERECTED AS A MARK OF AFFECTION AND ESTEEM BY THOSE/ WHOM HE SERVED FAITHFULLY ALIKE IN PEACE AND WAR./ AGED 34 YEARS.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Horton, Reuben
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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, forename, rank, regiment, year date of death, age at death, manner of death, relationships, additional
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 1
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename, rank, regiment, year date of death, age at death, manner of death, relationships, additional
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 610mm, width 460mm
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
  • CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS
  • Grade II*
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Faculty Book 22 / Faculty Book 13, 02 July 1915

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