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Conflict Commemorated:WW1 and WW2

Address:Toftstead Primary School

Parish:Amber Hill

Type of Memorial:Board/Plaque/Tablet

Materials Used:White Marble tablet on red brick wall and blue slate top

Description:Short section of double depth low red brick wall with blue engineering brick base and blue slate top. Centre section recessed by use of single brick depth only and has blue slate base. Horizontal rectangular white marble tablet with small semi circular protrusion at top has black stone backing tablet of identical shape. Stone has WW1 names in black lettering and in two columns with dedication toward top and prayer at bottom. Small cross at top centre and thin black line frames the whole. Beneath this stone but butted to it is a simple horizontal white marble rectangle with a black backing tablet. This stone holds the WW2 names in two columns and is headed only by WW2 dates in black lettering although a thin black line frames the whole. Outside the recess and at the bottom right corner of the wall is a small unpolished horizontal rectangular metal plaque noting details of a re-dedication ceremony.

Inscription:'Memorial transferred from St John the Baptist Church, Amber Hill. Rededicated by the Bishop of Grantham on 10th November 1995' TO THE GLORY OF GOD IN MEMORY OF THE FALLEN OF THIS PARISH GREAT WAR. 1914-1918: George Bush Joseph Casey Percy Chapman Herbert Clark Frank Holmes James Pocklington David Proctor George Robinson George Smith Herbert Smith George Westmoreland Herbert Williamson LEST WE FORGET 1939-1945: Norman Hasnip William Seymour Thomas Wright

Surveyor/ Supplier of Information:Cheryl Arnold


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