Memorial for William Atkinson

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Reference WMO268024

Address:

St Mary's Church

Station Road

Ludborough, Lincolnshire

DN36 5SF

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Attached to a building/structure
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
Materials:
  • Stone Marble
Lettering: Inscribed on a plaque
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: The next memorial is to William Atkinson The Faculty book 13, page 289 dated July 1st, 1919 records the following: “Isabella Robinson to provide and place a memorial tablet on the south wall of the nave of the Parish Church of Ludborough in memory of her brother. The said memorial tablet is to be of marble about three feet by about two feet eight inches in size, and is to bear the following inscription thereon namely: “I.H.S. : Sacred to the memory of William Atkinson, Private, A.S.C. (M.T.), only son of the late Joseph William Atkinson of this parish who volunteered to serve his King and Country and lost his life in the Great War by the torpedoing of H.M.Transport “Transalvania” on May 3rd 1917 in the Mediterranean, aged 38 years”.
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I.H.S. : Sacred to the memory of William Atkinson, Private, A.S.C. (M.T.), only son of the late Joseph William Atkinson of this parish who volunteered to serve his King and Country and lost his life in the Great War by the torpedoing of H.M.Transport “Transalvania” on May 3rd 1917 in the Mediterranean, aged 38 years”.

William Atkinson

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