Ruskington - Garden of Remembrance

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Reference WMO/263930


Sleaford Road


NG34 9AB


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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Attached to a building/structure
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
  • First World War (1914-1918)
  • 10th Century Wars
About the memorial: The Garden is a walled area, accessed by wrought iron gates, bearing a Memorial Plaque. At the rear of the Garden is a brick built arbour containing a display platform where wreaths can be laid under cover. This also contains a – difficult to photograph – Memorial Plaque, with gold lettering on a black background, mounted behind glass. Memorial Plaque This plaque carries the same dedication as the Plaque on the entrance gates. Both also carry the legend, below the names: “THEY DIED THAT WE MIGHT LIVE“
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Grants to support the repair and conservation of war memorials are available from the charity War Memorials Trust if it has raised funds. Support is focused on war memorials in Very bad or Poor condition or where there is a serious Concern.

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“This Garden of Remembrance is Dedicated by the Inhabitants of Ruskington to the Glorious Memory of all those Men of the Village who Gave their Lives in the Two World Wars – 1914 – 1918 and 1939 – 1945 and in Thankfulness for the Preservation of the Village during the Second World War.”

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