Ruskington Men - WW2

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Reference WMO/263925


All Saints Church

2 Chapel St

Ruskington Sleaford

NG34 9DX


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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Inside a building - public/private
Description: Other church fitting
  • Other Other
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: To execute and carry out the following works; - 1] To remove 4 seats in the South Aisle and shorten 2 in the Nave. 2] To re-floor this area to form a Children’s Chapel. 3] To provide and place in the said chapel panelling on the east and south wall: An Oak Altar; decorated wooden cross; two candlestick, prayer desk and seatfront. 4] To provide and place on the south wall of the said children’s chapel a tablet of bronze about 10” by about 17” in size with the following inscription thereon, namely: - Said works to be carried out by Messrs F. Hossack and Son of Ruskington un the supervision of Mr. Lawrence Henry Bond of 11 Elmer St, Grantham in accordance to his report and design. Approved at a meeting of the P.C.C. on the 21st April; 1948, seal affixed 18th October 1948. Faculty Box 20

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This Childrens Chapel Is Dedicated To The Memory Of The Men Of This Parish Who Died In Seeking To Overcome The Powers Of Evil Which Threatened Their Country In The Years 1939 – 1945 [Names Of The Fallen] Suffer The Little Children To Come Unto Me And Forbid Them Not For Of Such Is The Kingdom Of Heaven

Roy Cunnington; Beresford Neville Headland; Ronald Alfred Hossack; Leslie Thomas Louth; Bertie Marriott; Thomas Edward Picker; Arthur Pickworth; Cyril Joseph Sandall; John Henry Webster; Robert Wilcox.

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