Lincoln - Parishioners of St. Peter at Gowts

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St Peter at Gowts

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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Attached to a building/structure
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
  • Timber Mahogany
  • Timber Oak
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: In sacred remembrance and appreciation of the boys and men of this church and parish who made the supreme sacrifice during the great war, a handsomely designed memorial tablet, containing 108 names has been erected in St. Peter at Gowts Church, Lincoln. The tablet, which measures 11ft 6ins in height and 4ft in width, has been placed on a blank wall space, midway down the south wall of the nave. It has been designed by Messrs Temple, Moore & Moore, of Hampstead, London and makes an imposing and arresting addition to the stately interior of the church. The lettering, of old Roman type, is painted on mahogany panels, and the beautiful carved frame has been carved out of solid oak. Surmounting the Roll is a striking picture of St. Michael slaying the dragon. The whole has been richly gilded by Messrs Head and Sons of Colchester, and the woodwork and carving exquisitely executed by Messes Thompson of Peterborough. Exclusive of the architects fee, the contract for the memorial was £150, which has been met by public subscription. The names of the fallen are alphabetically arranged on the Roll. An impressive ceremony, which struck more a note of triumph than sadness, took place on Thursday evening, when the tablet was unveiled by Capt. H.J. Torr. May 27th 1920
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“In very grateful memory, of the men of this church and parish, who laid down their lives for their country in the Great War, A.D. 1914 – 1919 (names) “Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends”

Sidney Abbot, George Arden, William Askew, Edward Attwood, Walter Barr, Joseph Beck, George Besson, James Blackburne, Thomas Blythe, Frank Bradley, Arthur Broadley, Charles Brown, Fred Brown, Henry Brown, William Brown, William Burgwin, Harry Butt, Arthur Clayton, Arthur Clay, William Clayton, Charles Clark, George Clarke, William Cleaver, Frank Close, Basil Crick, John Cuthbert, Charles Dalton, John Dowman, Leonard Duckles, John Farrington, Archbald Ferrier, George Fisher, George Fletcher, Walter Fletcher, Charles Foster, John Foster, Walter Freeman, Reginald Gibson, Harry Garfit, Charles Gibbons, Hugh Gibson, William Gillings, Horace Glover, William Goodlad, Arthur Gregory, Fred Handley, William Harrison, William Haylock, Frank Hewitt, Fred Hickson, Jesse Hitchcock, Horace Hodgson, Frank Holmes, Frank Holloway, George Holloway, Edmund Horne, Arthur Humphries, Ernest Humphries, Charles Jacklin, Oliver Kelly, William Kershaw, George Knowles, William Lawson, Clarence Linnell, Percy Linnell, Elijah Linton, Ernest Lister, Laurence MacBrair, George Major, James Mapleston, Jack Marfleet, Percy Martin, James Methers, William Millington, Charles Ottewell, Edward Rawding, Henry Rawlinson, Ladas Rawlinson, George Richardson, Charles Rogers, Frederick Rudd, Walter Sampson, Alfred Shaw, Harry Smalley, Jack Smith, Arthur Simpson, George South, Allan Spink, Alfred Tatham, Arthur Taylor, Edwin Teft, Walter Teft, Frederick Thacker, Fred Tomlinson, George Tomlinson, Jack Tyrrell, George Wallhead, Thomas Walsh, Charles Watson, William Wark, Edward Whiting, John Whiting, Frank Wilkinson, John Wilkinson, Wilfred Smalley, Harry Wood, Frank Wright, and Andrew Young Second World War Robert Portas

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