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Memorial details

Memorial type
Addition to gravestone
District
Lincoln
Town
Spalding
County
Lincolnshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
68023
Current location

Spalding Cemetery
Pinchbeck Road
Spalding
Lincoln
Lincolnshire
PE11 1QL
England

OS Grid Ref: TF 24719 23635
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Rough hewn vertical rectangular stone with oval top and cutaway to each side. Centre panel is undecorated
Inscription
IN/ LOVING MEMORY OF/LEAH SIMS/ DIES 14 JUNE 1944/AGED 54 YEARS/ ALSO ALAN SIMS/ KILLED IN ACTION/ IN NORMANBY 23RD JUNE 1944/ AGED 22 YEARS/ WORTHY OF EVERLASTING LOVE
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: FORENAME/PLACE DIED
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Gravestone
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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