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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Boston
Town
Wrangle
County
Lincolnshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
59811
Current location

North wall of Nave
St Mary and St Nicholas Church
Church Lane
Wrangle
Boston
Lincolnshire
PE22 9EP
England

OS Grid Ref: TF 42477 50856
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Two rectangular plaques abutting each other on a single wooden backboard. Incised inscription in black lettering with an incised Latin Cross at the top centre of the WW1 plaque. Below the plaques is a small rectangular board with "We will remember them" and "British Legion" in blue and gold lettering.
Inscription
Top plaque: TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND/ IN HONOURED MEMORY OF/ MEN OF THIS PARISH WHO/ GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE/ GREAT WAR 1914-1918/ (Names)/ Lower plaque: 1939-1945/ (Names) Board: WE WILL/ REMEMBER/ THEM/ BRITISH LEGION
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Barber, Benjamin
Burr, Elijah
Clarke, George
Clarke, Jonas
Cole, Joseph
Coupland, George
Dawson, William
Dobson, Leslie Alfred
Futter, William
Hammond, Basil
See details for all 31 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 27
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 27
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, decorations
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 4
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 4
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: depth 4mm, height 830mm, width 530mm
    Materials: Brass
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
  • Board
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
  • CHURCH OF ST MARY AND ST NICHOLAS
  • Grade I
  • 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

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