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Nettleham

Conflict Commemorated:WW1, WW2

Address:Village Green

Parish:Nettleham

Type of Memorial:Cross

Commisioned By:Village committee.

Manufacturer:A. Howson of Lincoln

Materials Used:Hopton Wood Stone

Description:11ft. obeslisk topped by a small cross from Hopton Wood Stone. Names are inscribed on the 4 faces of the base of the obeslisk.

Inscription:South face: IN/ HONOURED MEMORY/ OF/ THE MEN OF/ NETTLEHAM/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR/ FREEDOM AND HONOUR/ IN THE/ GREAT WAR./ Embossed on the front base: THEIR DUTY WELL DONE/ 1914 - 1919/ West Face: EDWARD THEISIGAR FRANKLAND HOOD DSO/ CHARLES IVO SINCLAIR HOOD/ MARTIN ARTHUR FRANKLAND HOOD/ JOSEPH ATKIN/ SIDNEY BAKER/ FRED BELL/ ARTHUR BLACKBURN/ JOHN ROBERT CAMM/ FRED CAUNT/ CHARLES HADDEN ELSOM/ CHARLES ERNEST FARMERY/ HENRY SCHOLEY FOW/ LEONARD GREEN/ JOSEPH HARE/ LAWRENCE FREDERICK JUBB/ North Face: AND IN HONOURED MEMORY/ OF THOSE WHO FELL/ 1939 - 1945/ RONALD BOWS/ JACK BASIL D'ARCY/ RICHARD ROSS JAMES HARPER/ RICHARD CECIL HILL / JOHN MITCHELL NEWTON/ FRANK HENRY PAGE/ ERIC SPENCER/ HORACE WILLIAM TINKER/ East Face EDWARD LENYCON/ THOMAS PASK MILLINGTON/ WILLIAM NICHOLSON/ WALTER NEEDHAM/ JOHN PARKER/ JOSEPH WILLIAM PROCTER/ CHARLES ROBERTS/ FRED ROBINSON/ JOSEPH ROBINSON/ SIDNEY SAWYER/ JOSEPH SEARBY/ ALFRED WRAY/ CHARLES WARD/ HARRY AUGUSTUS CHAMBERS YARNELL/ FRED SAWYER/

Notes on Condition:UKNIWM Ref: 54319

Surveyor/ Supplier of Information:Charles J. Anderson

Notes:Unveiled on Saturday 10th April 1920 by Major Charles Wilson of Riseholme Hall, dedicated by the Vicar of Nettleham Rev. C.R. Walkins. Final cost of memorial £131 8s. The names of E.T.F. Hood and M.A.F Hood have been altered, may have been inscribed Franklin instead of Frankland. Lincolnshire Chronicle 17th April 1920 & 22nd June 1920

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