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Memorial details

Memorial type
Gate
District
North Kesteven
Town
Meteringham
County
Lincolnshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Faculty Granted
    Date: 17 April 1924
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
59687
Current location

Tablet placed on the west wall of the porch.
St Wilfreds Church
St Wifreds Close
Meteringham
North Kesteven
Lincolnshire
LN4 3HA
England

OS Grid Ref: TF 07004 61282
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Convex heaed metal gates to church porch with decorative wrought iron work, Fleur-de-lys and quatrefoil patterns on the gate. Grill placed over the back of the gates to keep birds out of the church. Dedictory rectangular tablet set into wall with the dedication in black lettering.
Inscription
THE GATES TO THIS PORCH ARE GIVEN/ IN REVERENCE TO GOD AND IN MEMORY OF/ JOHN HENRY ELLIS DEAN. M.C. & BAR/ CAPTAIN 13th BAt CHESHIRE REG./ WHO WAS KILLED BETWEEN RHEIMS AND SOISSONS/ 27th MAY 1918 AGED 23 YEARS
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,age of death,decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Gates
    Measurements: height 2500mm, width 1400mm
    Materials: Wrought Iron
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height 360mm, width 725mm
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Reference
  • Faculty Book 97 / Book 15, 17 April 1924

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