Memorial details

Memorial type
Waltham on the Wolds
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Non-Specific Conflict
  • Rededicated
    Date: 15 November 2020
    Attended by:
Not lost
WM Reference

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Current location

Malt house green
site of former corn mill,
Memorial Gardens
Melton Road (A607)
Waltham on the Wolds
LE14 4AJ

OS Grid Ref: SK 80227 25148
Denomination: Undefined

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A memorial garden on the site of the former corn mill on Malt House Green, fully renovated and updated in the Autumn of 2020. A paved path leads from the bottom entrance up to a main paved area, at the end of which is a flagpole. At centre, and behind the paved area, is a large rough-hewn slab of slate with a tablet affixed this contains an incised memorial inscription. Either side are two further upright rough-hewn slate slabs with attached tablets, these have incised inscriptions of the names of men from the village who lost their lives during both world wars. To the rear and near the wall are the memorial tablets that were previously in the local Methodist Church (see WMR reference 74182).
Centre tablet: IN MEMORY/ OF THOSE/ OF THIS PARISH/ WHO LOST THEIR/ LIVES IN THE SERVICE OF/ THEIR COUNTRY WW1 tablet: (Names/Dates) WW2 tablet: (Names/Dates)
Inscription legible?
Names on memorial
Beaty, Gilbert H
Beeton, James R
Bishop, John H
Boulton, Thomas V
Emmerson, Henry H
Fairbrother, James W
Greetham, Albert E
Hyde, Robert H C
Kew, Thomas
Morrison, George
See details for all 19 names
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 13
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 13
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: forename, initials, surname, year of birth, year of death
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname, forename
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 6
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 6
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: forename, initials, surname, year of birth, year of death
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname
  • Non-Specific Conflict
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Stone of remembrance
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Slate - Westmoreland
  • Undefined
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Slate - Welsh
Listing information
Trust fund/Scholarship
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Details: Waltham on the Wolds Parish Council

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