Carlton le Moorland

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Reference WMO260486

Address:

Entrance to St. Mary's churchyard

Church Street

Carlton le Moorland

LN5 9HR

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Roadside
Description: Lychgate
Materials:
  • Brick Brick
  • Timber Oak
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: On Saturday afternoon the Lych Gate which is to be Carlton’s War Memorial was dedicated by the Vicar of Beckingham, [Rev. Hibbert] and a tablet upon it, was unveiled by Major Harrison, R.E. [of Stockton upon Tees]. The Vicar of Bassingham (Rev. Dolphin) conducted the very impressive service, which was largely attended. The lesson was read by the Rev. Johnson, Wesleyan minister. [ Lych gate built of old English Oak at a cost of £174 by Messrs J & T. Pask of Stapleford] Sleaford Journal and [Lincolnshire Chronicle] dated Saturday October 27th 1920.
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North Side of Lych Gate To the Gory of God North Side - Shield IN MEMORIAM / IN PROUD AND LOVING MEMORY [NAMES] / WHO FOUGHT AND DIED FOR KING AND COUNTRY / IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-18 / THIS LICH GATE IS ERECTED BY THE PARISHONERS / OF CARLTON LE MOORLAND / MORS ET VITA South side of Lych Gate A.D.1920 South side Shield ROLL OF HONOUR / PRO PATRIA / IN PUBLIC AND GRATEFUL RECOGNITION / OF THE SERVICES / OF [NAMES] / WHO LOYALLY SERVED THEIR KIMG AND / COUNTRY OVERSEAS IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-18 / THIS TABLET AND LICH GATE IS ERECTED / BY THE PARISHIONERS OF / CARLTON - LE - MORELAND North Side - West of Shield IN MEMORY OF / PTE. D BENTLEY / "COMMNO" 1ST lINCS. REGT. / KILLED IN ACTION IN TUNISIA / MARCH 1943, AGED 26 YEARS / HE DIED THAT OTHERS MIGHT LIVE. North Side - East of Shield IN MEMORY OF / A.B. F.R. SPRATT. R.N. / KILLED IN ACTION NOV. 5TH. 1944 / AT WALCHEREN / ERECTED BY 4 PL. A COY. 1ST KEST. BN. HQ.

North Side TPR HUGH BROCKLEBANK. L.Y. PVT. GEOFFREY BROCKLEBANK. R.F. WILLIAM H BIRKETT. D.L.I. GEORGE BIRKETT. S.F. FREDERICK HOLMES. D.L.I. ALBERT H SMITH W.Y.R. WILFRED T. WALTON. E.R. South Side TPRS. E. BROCKLEBANK. L.Y. F.CARRS. S.R. G.W.CARRS S.R. CPL. G.DARKER. S.R. SAPR. E. FLETCHER. R.E. COL-SGT. W.S.. PEARCE. W.S.R. PVTS. W. FRANKLIN W.Y.R. C,W, BAXTER. L.R. W.A. CLARK. LR. W. FISH. R.F. F.B. SIBCY. L.R. A. WING. S.R. F.E. WALTON. L.R.

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