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Reference WMO/264820


YMCA Lincolnshire

St Rumbold's Street




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Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Attached to a building/structure
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
  • First World War (1914-1918)
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: The Y.M.C.A. building in 1921 was in Guildhall Street when on Sunday 1st May 1921, the Reverend R.Bond, Rector of St. Peter at Arches, unveiled and dedicated a brass tablet which is let into the wall at the head of staircase facing the main doorway which read:- Lincoln Y.M.C.A. 1914 – 1918 To The Glory Of God And In Grateful Memory Of Those Members Who Gave Their Lives For Their Country W.E. Applewhite R. Carrott C. Chapman C.C. Cole M.A. Copp R.H. Dickinson R.G. Dunn W. Harrison J.R. Hatton T.L. Kelway L.J. Keyworth V.C. W.C. Lyon W.A.G. Mapplethorpe W. Ogden H.I. Palmer J.G. Panton G.S. Pardoe R.R. Peel J. Rankin S.H. Tuck S.G. Whittaker. "Greater Love Have No Man Than This, That A Man Lay Down His Live For His Friend". It is assumed the above was lost when the YMCA re-located to Rumbold St, Lincoln O.S. SK979712, the replacement tablet is on the left hand wall when entering the building on the first landing of the staircase., made of Brass 408 x 533 x 3 mm
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To the Glory of God / and in grateful memory of those members / who gave their lives for their country / 1914 - 1918 [Names as above E, Carrott not R] / 1939 - 1945 [names]

1939 - 1945 F. Fountaine / C. H. Markham / R. H. Preston / T. Roberts / J. R. Wells / R. A. Wheeler / P. C. Woods

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