Gainsborough - Children's Corner

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Reference WMO/275162


Richmond Park

Morton Terrace


DN21 2RJ


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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Shelter
  • 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.
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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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