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Reference WMO/275162

Address:

Richmond Park

Morton Terrace

Gainsborough

DN21 2RJ

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Shelter
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: Three sided brick shelter open to the front, orginally built after the second world war from funds raised 'Salute the Soldier Week 1944', destroyed by arson attack 9th August 2014. Rebuilt and rededicated Saturday 6th June 2015. 2014 press report reads - Lincs Police are investigating what they believe to be an arson attack in Richmond Park. Lincs Police and Lincs Fire and Rescue were called at around 2.45am on Saturday 9th August after there was a fire in an outbuilding at the back of Richmond House in Morton Terrace. The building serves as a memorial and is fitted with a plaque and was provided by funds raised during the National Savings ‘Salute the Soldier’ week 1944.” The building has three sides and is open to the front. There was severe damage to the roof but the three sides are still standing. It is being treated as arson by police. Anyone with information are asked to call Lincs Police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111. Gainsborough Standard 12 August 2014.
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This children’s corner is a tribute to the men and women of Gainsborough who served in his Majesty’s forces in the World War in 1939 to 1945 and was provided by funds raised during the National Savings ‘Salute the Soldier’ week 1944.” This Memorial Shelter / was built for the one's / who gave their lives / in two great wars / Lest we forget / Reconstructed by Nigel Sutton Construction 2014/2015 / after vandals set fire to it,

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