Syston - WW1

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Reference WMO/262913


St. Mary's Church

Church St

Syston Grantham

NG32 2BX


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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Unknown
Setting: Attached to a building/structure
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
  • Stone Sandstone
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: Provide and place a memorial tablet on the outside of the south wall of the Chancel in memory of the parishioners who lost their lives in the Great War. That the said tablet is to be circular and of Green Marble enclosed by a wreath of laurel leaves and about three feet [89cm/35.04inch] in diameter. Faculty Book No 14, page 30 Description:- A circle of light green stone with a surrounding wreath of leaves, the surround being made of metal. All wording is incised, and there is an incised cross at the top centre of the memorial stone. Dimensions:- The circle is 69cm across, the surrounding wreath is 10cm in width.
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Inscribed "To honour the memory of those who died while serving in the Great War 1914 – 1918" (here follows list of six names) "Splendor unfading for their land they won and then the shadowy robe of death put on yet died and are not dead"

J.H Searson Pte 1st Somerset L.I./Herbert Rylett Pte 7th South Staffs/Walter Saxelby Pte 1st Lincolns/Geo Bateman Pte 6th Lincolns/Chas Hedworth Pte 7th Lincolns/John Mortlock Pte RASC MT.

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