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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Boston
Town
Wrangle
County
Lincolnshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
59812
Current location

Church Lane And Church End
Wrangle
Boston
Lincolnshire
PE22 9EP
England

OS Grid Ref: TF 42447 50899
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Crucifix with a covering set on a long shaft and eight-sided stepped plinth. The whole is set on a circular base with gravel infill.
Inscription
Top stone front face: TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN GRATEFUL / AND UNDYING LOVING MEMORY/ OF THE 27 MEN FROM/ WRANGLE/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1919/ AND IN HONOUR OF ALL/ THOSE WHO SERVED THEIR/ KING AND COUNTRY Top stone right face: (Names)/ REST ETERNAL GRANT TO/ THEM O LORD. Middle stone right face: THEY SHALL NOT GROW OLD/ AS WE THAT ARE LEFT GROW OLD Top stone rear face: (Names)/ LET LIGHT PERPETUAL/ SHINE UPON THEM Middle stone rear face: AGE SHALL NOT WEARY THEM/ NOR THE YEARS CONDEMN Top stone left face:(Names)/ MAY THEY REST IN PEACE Middle stone left face: AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN/ AND IN THE MORNING/ WE WILL REMEMBER THEM
Inscription legible?
no
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
  • Crucifix
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • Wrangle War Memorial
  • 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
History
2008: Lettering heavily eroded.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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