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Memorial details

Memorial type
Roll of honour or book of remembrance
District
Boston
Town
Kirton-in-Holland
County
Lincolnshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
62064
Current location

North wall of the north aisle towards east end.
Church of St Peter and St Paul
Willington Road (B1192)
Kirton-in-Holland
Boston
Lincolnshire
PE20 1EH
England

OS Grid Ref: TF 30486 38528
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Two wall mounted Rolls of Honour, the original and a second added after 2008 when research discovered further names from both world wars. Original Roll of Honour - Wall mounted Roll of Honour in a horizontal dark wooden frame. Dedication at top followed by WW1 names. Multi coloured decoration to each side. WW1 names listed in six columns with Medal holders shown above the columns. WW2 section has names in 4 columns below. Additional Roll of Honour - Wall mounted Roll of Honour in a vertical dark wooden frame. Hand written dedication and information at the top followed by WW1 names, WW2 names and compilers name.
Inscription
Original RoH: IN MEMORY of the GALLANT SONS of KIRTON WHO/ GAVE THEIR LIVES for THEIR COUNTRY in TWO GREAT WARS/ 1914-1918/ (names)/ 1939-1945/ (names)/ "Rest Eternal Grant to them O Lord, and Let Light Perpetual Shine Upon Them" Additional names RoH: The names of these Sons of Kirton,/ Who died during two World Wars,/ were discovered in 2008,/ when research was carried out/ by Stanley Naylor,/ on the history of the 84 names/ on the adjoining Memorial/ 1914-1918/ (names)/ 1939-1945./ (names)/ Stanley Naylor, Life-Member of The Royal British Legion.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ayscough, C. A.
Barnes, C
Barron, H
Barton, J. C.
Bett, F. S.
Bingham, S. C.
Bishop, J
Boothby, J
Borman, J. R.
Bradley, W
See details for all 102 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 83
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 83
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, initials, decorations
    Order of information: Decorations, surname, initials
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 19
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 19
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, initials
    Order of information: Surname, initials
Components
  • Roll of honour
    Measurements: height 555mm, width 665mm
    Materials: Paper
  • Frame
    Measurements: depth 25mm, height 560mm, width 670mm
    Materials: Wood, Glass
  • Roll of honour
    Measurements: height 615mm, width 490mm
    Materials: Paper
  • Frame
    Measurements: depth 25mm, height 625mm, width 500mm
    Materials: Wood, Glass, Card
Listing information
Condition
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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