Boothby Graffoe War Memorial

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Reference WMO260467

Address:

St Andrew's Churchyard

Lincoln Road

Boothby Graffoe, Lincolnshire

LN5 0LD

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Description: Other cross
Materials:
  • Stone Stone (any)
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: Unveiling and dedication of the village War Memorial took place Sunday afternoon [13th December 1921] in the churchyard of St. Andrew. Unveiled by Lieutenant Colonel Hodgkinson, dedicated by Rev Hall. The memorial which is worked in Hopton Wood stone, is in the form of an octagonal ornamental cross. On the second base appears the words. Honour, Justice, Liberty carved in bold relief, upon which stands the die base bearing the inscription and names of the fallen. From this rises a moulded and carved shaft terminating with the cross at a total height of eleven feet. The memorial was designed by A Howson, Sculptor, Tentercroft St, Lincoln.
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IN REMEMBRANCE BEFORE GOD OF OUR MEN WHO DIED IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 – 1918 "Be thou faithful unto death, and I will give you a crown of life" names HONOUR - JUSTICE - LIBERTY

JOHN WILLIAM SOUTH SAMUEL BLACKBURN GEORGE WARD ETIENNE G. MILWARD

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