Dorrington- WW1 Plaque

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Reference WMO/266867


St James & St John Church

Lincoln Road




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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Attached to a building/structure
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
  • Metal Bronze
  • Timber Oak
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: Would appear that funds did not reach expectations : To take out of the second window in the north wall of the nave of the parish church of Dorrington the present plane glass and to insert instead those of stained glass and also to provide and place a memorial tablet of Bronze about forty inches by about twenty six inches in size on the wall of the nave of the said church which adjoins the pulpit. That the said widow and memorial tablet are to be provided in memory of the men of the said parish who lost their lives in the Great War. That the said window is to consist of three lights and is to bear the following inscription namely: “To the Glory of God and in thankful and honoured memory of the Dorrington men who gave their lives in the Great War 1914 – 1918 whose names are inscribed on a tablet in the church” Faculty Book 13. Page 531, 28-4-1920. Our petitioners have placed a memorial tablet on the north wall of the parish church of Dorrington. The said tablet is of Bronze on Oak ground and about thirty inches by about eighteen inches with the following inscription thereon namely: “Be thou faithful unto death and I will give you a crown of Life” (here follows a list of eleven names) To the glory of God. In honoured and grateful memory of the brave men of Dorrington, Lincoln, who made the supreme sacrifice in defence of King and Country in the Great War, 1914 – 1919. Faculty Book 13, page 645, 5th August 1920.
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