Gainsborough Lincolnshire - St. Thomas

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Reference WMO/267532


St Thomas of Canterbury RC Church

6 Cross St


DN21 2AX


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Status: On subsequent site(s)
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Attached to a building/structure
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
  • Metal Gold
  • 11th Century Wars
About the memorial: Gainsborough church to unveil new war memorial A new war memorial plaque will be unveiled in Gainsborough on Friday, November 18, at 7pm at the St. Thomas of Canterbury Church in Cross Street, Gainsborough. The plaque will be unveiled by Wing Commander Fr. James Caulfield. Many year’s ago the church’s war memorial was destroyed and they have now decided to purchase and install another plaque. Gainsborough Standard – 14 November 2016. The new memorial is a copy of the original, a postcard of the original was supplied by Mr. Peter Bradshaw
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