Ab Kettleby Obelisk

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Reference WMO265378

Address:

St James' Church

Church Lane

Ab Kettleby

Melton Mowbray

LE14 3HS

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Obelisk
Materials:
  • Stone Granite
Lettering: Incised
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: Single-stepped square base surmounted by a square sectioned tapering plinth with a square sectioned tapering obelisk. Upper faces of base step & plinth slope down & outwards. Whole memorial constructed in a smooth Rubislaw granite stone. Incised inscription on front face of base step plus front face & one side face of plinth.
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Front face of plinth : ERECTED BY THE / PARISHIONERS OF / AB KETTLEBY IN MEMORY OF / (Names) Front face of base : WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR / COUNTRY IN THE GREAT EUROPEAN WAR / 1914 - 1919 Side face of plinth : ALSO / IN REMEMBRANCE OF / (Names) / WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR / COUNTRY IN THE SECOND GREAT WAR / 1939 - 1945

James Felstead Sam Felstead Arthur Gale George Gale Fred Harris Alec Holroyd Wiliam Lord Harry Munns Walter Sellars Frank Stapleford Frank Turner

Grade II (England)

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