Billinghay - KNOTT John

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Reference WMO/261310


St Michael Church

Church Street

Billinghay, Lincolnshire



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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Attached to a building/structure
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
  • Metal Brass
Lettering: Inscribed on a plaque
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: Proposed by our petitioner Charles Knott to provide and place a brass tablet on the south side of the chancel arch facing westward of the parish church of Billinghay to the memory of the late John Knott the son of our petitioner the said Charles Knott. That the said tablet is to be about one foot six inches by about 1 foot with the following inscription namely: "In loving memory of John, the dearly loved son of C and A Knott, killed in action at the Battle of Loos September 26 1915, aged 20 years" "Not my will, O Lord, but thine be done" Faculty Book 13, page 91, dated 30th May 1916. During the past week a brass tablet has been placed in St. Michael’s Church to the memory of Pte. John Knott (elder son of Mr. and Mrs. C. Knott) who fell at the battle of Loos in September last Lincolnshire Chronicle (Billinghay), 27 June 1916, page 2. 305 x 455 x 3 on 350 x 510 x 20mm
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