Marshchapel Cross,

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Reference WMO210603

Address:

Junction of Sea Dyke Way

and Church Lane,

Marshchapel, Lincolnshire

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Roadside
Description: Wheel cross
Materials:
  • Stone Granite
Lettering: Raised
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: Square base surmounted by tapered plinth, shaft and celtic wheel cross. Inscription on three sides of plinth. Sword carved in relief on the front face of the cross. WW2 names on front face of cross.
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Front Face: 1939-1945/WW2 Names (on cross)/To the glory of God/and to the immortal memory of/the glorious dead of Marshchapel who/gave all for King, home and country/in the Great War/1914-1919/WW1 Names/They gave their lives that we might live (on plinth)///Left Face (Plinth): Pro Patria/They shall not grow old/as we that are left grow old/Age shall not weary them/nor the years condemn./At the going doen of the sun/and in the morning/we will remember them.///Right Face (Plinth):Honour to the immortal beat/that great white company/of shining souls/who gave their youth that/the world/might grow old in peace.

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