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Cleethorpes - WW1

Conflict Commemorated:WW1

Address:Cemetery, Normanby Road, Cleethorpes

Parish:Cleethorpes

Locality:Cleethorpes Cemetery

Type of Memorial:Cross of Sacrifice

Materials Used:Stone

Description:There is a semi-circular grassy mound with a privet hedge, running around the rear. On day of survey, this was well maintained, the grass had been cut recently and the privet hedge clipped. The cemetery is maintained by the North East Lincolnshire Council, but recently local youth offenders have been used to tidy up the cemetery to very good effect. In the centre of the grassy mound is a York stone cross around 4500mm high, set on a stone plinth with three steps. Two stone steps allow access to the mound and cross.

Inscription:THIS CROSS OF SACRIFICE IS ONE IN DESIGN AND INTENTION WITH THOSE THAT HAVE BEEN SET UP IN FRANCE AND BELGIUM AND OTHER PLACES THOROUGHOUT THE WORLD WHERE OUR DEAD OF THE GREAT WAR ARE LAID TO REST THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE

Surveyor/ Supplier of Information:John Readman

Notes:Not certain when it was commissioned or unveiled.

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Last updated: 13 Dec 2016

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