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Address:St Peter's Hill

Parish:Grantham

Type of Memorial:Monolith

Manufacturer:Shepard Memorial Masons, Rutland masonary, Linell Monumental Masons and Goldholme Stone

Materials Used:Granite and Ancaster stone

Description:A granite centrepiece, mounted on an Ancaster stone base. The centrepiece includes the Elizabeth cross in each corner as well as the Union Jack and joint service badges for the army, navy and air force.

Inscription:TO THE MEMORY OF ALL SERVICE & CIVILIAN PERSONNEL WHO HAVE MADE THE ULTIMATE SACRIFICE IN THE INTERESTS OF FREEDOM AND PEACE DURING WARS, CAMPAIGNS, PEACE KEEPING OPERATIONS OR THE RESULT OF TERRORIST ACTION SINCE 1945 TO THE PRESENT DAY

Surveyor/ Supplier of Information:Morris Felton 23-2-10

Notes:The memorial was unveiled in September 2009 in front of hundreds of onlookers. the dedication ceremony was led by Tim ellis the Bishop of Grantham after an opening adress by the Mayor of Grantham, Ray Wootten. The memorial was unveiled by George Reeve and Colonel M Limb, commander of 2 Logistic Support Group based at Prince William of Gloucester Barracks.

Sources Used:Grantham Journal and Lincolnshire Life

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