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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Lincoln
Town
Nettleham
County
Lincolnshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 22/4/1949
    Attended by: Bishop of Lincoln performed the dedication (during the service to dedicate the WW2 memorial)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
87591
Current location

In Reception
Lincolnshire Police Headquarters
Deepdale Lane
Nettleham
Lincoln
Lincolnshire
LN2 2QE
England

OS Grid Ref: TF 00192 75588
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Lincolnshire Constabulary HQ
    Church Lane
    Lincoln
    Lincoln
    Lincolnshire
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Rectangular bronze plaque on an oak backboard. (The plaque was originally mounted in the over-mantle of the fireplace in the entrance to the County Constabulary's former Headquarters in Church Lane, Lincoln).
Inscription
LINCOLNSHIRE CONSTABULARY/ "IN MEMORIAM" 1914-1919./ (NAMES)/ "OUR SURE DEFENCE IN PEACE AND WAR"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ash, Wilfred
Baldock, Frank
Betts, John W
Butler, William
Darcey, George
Denton, Herbert
Drury, John
Gibson, Joseph
Glister, William
Glover, Horace
See details for all 25 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 25
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 25
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname, rank, military unit
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname, in three columns
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
History
The backboard on which it is now mounted is a replacement for the original; it is believed that the remounting took place when the memorial was moved to its current site at Nettleham in 1980.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Lincolnshire Police
Reference
  • Nottingham Journal 23/4/1949 (page 6) reported that, during the service to dedicate the Constabulary's WW2 memorial (see WMR 87618), the Bishop of Lincoln also dedicated the Constabulary's WW1 memorial.

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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