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Memorial details

Memorial type
Church Fabric / Fitting: Rood or rood loft
District
South Holland
Town
Holbeach
County
Lincolnshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
92024
Current location

At the entrance to the nave
All Saints Church
Church Street (B1168)
Holbeach
South Holland
Lincolnshire
PE12 7NQ
England

OS Grid Ref: TF 35925 24792
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Rood and associated panel with roll of honour. The Oak Rood depicts Christ on an elaborately decorated cross with, on either side, the Virgin Mary and St. John. Decoration is in gold and red with painted figures. The Roll of Honour board, mounted on the south wall below, has an ornately decorated fenced top in gold paint, wide borders down both sides with beading and rose decorations in gold and blue, a wood shelf at the bottom with, blue edging and gold rose decorations below, a small brass plaque is affixed on the front face. Inscription and names are incised and in gold.
Inscription
Panel: REMEMBER IN THE LORD/ THOSE MEN OF HOLBEACH/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR FREEDOM IN THE GREAT WAR/ A.D.1914-1918./ (Names)/ IN WHOSE MEMORY THEIR/ FRIENDS DEDICATE THIS/ ROOD IN HONOUR OF GOD/ INCARNATE A.D. 1919 R.I.P. Plaque on RoH: Restored in October 2017/ by generous donations from The Worth Foundation/ &/ (0353) Holbeach RAFA/ 10th June - 1st June 2016
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adams, Charles
Adams, Charles
Allen, Arthur
Allen, Arthur
Bailey, William R
Bailey, William R
Balderson, Alfred
Balderson, Alfred
Barton, Samuel
Barton, Samuel
See details for all 98 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 85
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 85
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forenames, initials
    Order of information: Surname
Components
  • Rood
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood - Oak
  • Board
    Measurements: depth c80mm, height c1800mm, width c600mm
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
History
October 2017: The RoH board was Restored with generous donations from The Worth Foundation & Holbeach RAFA
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • The First World War Memorials of Lincolnshire - Michael Credland

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