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Conflict Commemorated:WWI & WWII

Address:High Street

Parish:Bassingham

Type of Memorial:Obelisk

Manufacturer:J. Boulton

Materials Used:Aberdeen granite

Description:An obelisk of red Aberdeen granite, facing the village green. On top of a square concrete foundation stands a three-tier base which bears the inscriptions. Above this there is a cornice which supports the tapering shaft of the obelisk. The inscriptions are in raised lead lettering. Dimensions: base: 860mm x 860mm; obelisk: 3302mm.

Inscription:W. ANSELL, LINCS REGT. A.DALTON, LINCS REGT. E.DALTON, NOTTS & DERBYS J. ELSAM, R.G.A. A. GRANTHAM, LINCS REGT. F. GRANTHAM, LINCS REGT. B. GRAVES, HUSSARS E. GRAVES, COLDSTREAMS L. HEATON, LINCS REGT. A. JESSOP, LINCS REGT. T. KNIGHT, SHERWOODS J. MARTIN, LINCS REGT. W. MATTHEWS, LINCS REGT. F. NORTON, N. STAFFS. F. SEWARDS, N. STAFFS. C. SINGLETON, LINCS REGT. W. TALBOT, LINCS REGT. T. WILLIS, LINCS REGT. J. CLARKE, LINCS REGT. A.E. METTAM, LINCS REGT. F. METTAM, LINCS REGT. B. GRAVES, R.N. S. RODGERS, R.N. N.M. WESCOMBE, R.N. J. WINN, RAF.

Transcription:To the glory of God and in Grateful memory of the Men of Bassingham who fell in the Great War 1914-1918. Also in tribute to those who served their King and Country and returned. "Greater love hath no man" Also in grateful memory of those who fell in Word War II 1939 - 1945

Notes:The memorial cost £211.75.

Last updated: 18-April-2015 20:02:12

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