Sutton on Sea - Parish of Sutton in Mariaco

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Reference WMO263004

Address:

Saint Clements

Church Lane

Sutton on Sea Mablethorpe

LN12 2JB

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Attached to a building/structure
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: The memorial tablet in the Parish Church was unveiled by Admiral Hutton and the Vicar of Sibsey, standing in for Major J. H. Hadfield, on Thursday 12th May 1921. It was dedicated by the Rev. Cyrus Camplin Coggan, Vicar of Sibsey, former Army Chaplin. The Last Post was sounded by Mr Arthur Jones of Mablethorpe. The tablet executed by Messes Richard Johnson and Sons of Hull is of solid brass with brass lettering excepting for the initials of the names inscribed thereon which are in red. It is mounted on bevelled walnut 2 feet [610mm] wide and 4 feet [1220mm] high with ornamental scrollwork. At the top is a circular Shield with the Union Jack surmounted by a crown and flanked with the flags of the Navy and the Army. The red in the shield and flags, together with the Maltese Cross at the lower corners adds brightness to the general effect.
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PARISH OF SUTTON IN MARIACO TO THE GREATER GLORY OF GOD AND IN HONOURABLE MEMORY OF THE FOLLOWING WHOSE LIVES WERE SACRIFICED IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 – 1919 (names) "If I should die, think only this of me That there's some corner of a foreign field That is forever England. There shall be In that rich earth, a richer dust concealed A dust whom, England bore, shaped, made aware Gave, once, her flowers to love, her ways to roam A body of England, breathing English air Washed by the rivers, blest by suns at home" Rupert Brooke

ARTHUR BAKER HARRY BAKER BENJAMIN HEWIT BROWN WILLIAM CLARENCE HEYDON JOHN GEORGE HOTCHKIN JOHN FORD LAKE WILLIAM CECIL ROBINSON JOHN RICHARD SMITH JOHN WILLIAM STEPHENSON JOHN SIMONS THOMAS WILLIAM HEDLEY WALLIS ERNEST LUDLOW WATSON ARTHUR WILLERTON THOMAS BINGLEY WILLEY JOSEPH PINDER WILSON ISAAC NEWTON WOODIWISS

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