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Conflict Commemorated:WW1 and WW2

Address:St Mary Magdalene - South Pillar / Column Chancel Arch

Parish:Gedney

Type of Memorial:Board/Plaque/Tablet

Manufacturer:Mr. Warrick of Long Sutton

Materials Used:Marble

Description:The memorial is a slab of white marble placed on a black marble background. Upon the sl;ab are the crucifix and representations of pillars at either side. Underneath this World War One memorial is the World War Two memorial, an additional white marble tablet bordered by grey marble.

Inscription:IN LOVING MEMORY OF/ THE MEN OF THIS PARISH./ WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES IN THE/ GREAT WAR 1914-1918/ (First Column) HARRY C. BEBA./ WILLIAM J. BRISTON/ WILLIAM BOTHANLEY/ JOHN T. CHANDLER/ HAROLD CROWSON/ HAROLD C. FRANKS/ GILBERT HEALEY/ HENRY KENT/ (Second Column) HAROLD E. KITCHEN/ WILLIAM LEATHERLAND/ JOSPEH LEUSBY/ GEORGE A. MEATHERINGHAM/ HENRY NICKLEBAR/ ERNEST MITCHELL/ JOSEPH NEEP/ WALTER SWINGER/ FREED WATSON/ ETERNAL REST GIVE THEM, O LORD, AND LET LIGHT PERPETUAL SHINE UPON THEM/ 1939-1945/ (First Column) RAYMOND T. BILLS/ ARTHUR O. DISDEL/ WILLIAM E. ELLIS/ ALBERT E. FOREMAN/ CYRIL D. LEWIS/ (Second Column) DENNIS MACKMAN/ EDGAR REEVES/ HAROLD RUSSELL/ REX SCHOFIELD/ JAMES E. WALSHAM/ DONALD E. WINTERTON

Surveyor/ Supplier of Information:Cheryl Arnold

Sources Used:Charles Anderson, Cheryl Arnold and Boston & Spalding Free Press

Photograph Credits:Cheryl Arnold

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