Memorial details

Memorial type
Church Fabric / Fittings
District
North Kesteven
Town
Anwick
County
Lincolnshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
88459

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Current location

St Edith's Church
Church Street
Anwick
North Kesteven
Lincolnshire
NG34 9SS
England

OS Grid Ref: TF 11451 50643
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
The memorial takes the form of the restoration of the ancient 11th century doorway, by removal of the bricks with which it had been built up for some centuries and by placing a new oak door to open up into the churchyard. On the inside of the door beneath the crucifix is a beautiful coloured carvary by Signor Rowan [Rossi in Sleaford Journal] of London; the following inscription is cut into the oak in incised gilt letters.
Inscription
"To the Glory of God and in honoured memory of those who have fallen in action or who died in service in the Great War 1914 – 1918"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bramford, George W.
Brothwell, Alfred
Craven, John W.
Saunby, Arthur
Starbuck, Joseph S.
See details for all 5 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 5
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 5
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Door
    Measurements: height 2230mm, width 1020mm
    Materials: Undefined
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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