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Aslackby, St&nbspJames, Clock Memorial
Aslackby, St James, Clock Memorial
Aslackby, St James, Clock Memorial

The church clock, high on the south face of the tower, was provided as a memorial to the men of Aslackby who served in the First World War.

October 2017

Aslackby, St Denis, Church clock, war memorial
Aslackby, St&nbspJames, War Memorial
Aslackby, St James, War Memorial
Aslackby, St James, War Memorial

The war memorial in the church carries the names of the men of Aslackby who died in the First World War:

Thomas C Pickering, Charles Green, Henry Green, Gerald B Barstow, John Edward Stanton, Herbert Gubbins, James Tyler, Ernest Plowright, Geroge E Daff, Russel Green, James W Plowright

October 2017

Aslackby, war memorial
Barkston, War Memorial
Barkston, War Memorial
Barkston, War Memorial

War Memorial stands next to Saint Nicholas churchyard. 

DB 19 March 2018

Barkston, War Memorial
Bassingham, War Memorial
Bassingham, War Memorial
Bassingham, War Memorial

"An obelisk of red Aberdeen granite, facing the village green"

https://www.lincstothepast.com/Bassingham/1627804.record?pt=S 

"memorial cost £211.75"

DB 20 April 2018

Bassingham, War Memorial
Belton Park, Machine Gun Corps Tablet
Belton Park, Machine Gun Corps Tablet
Belton Park, Machine Gun Corps Tablet

Set alongside the Lion Gates leading into Belton Park, Londonthorpe.

The inscription reads "THIS TABLET COMMEMORATES THE FOUNDING OF THE MACHINE GUN CORPS. FORMED 14TH OCTOBER 1915 DISBANDED 15TH JULY 1922 AND PAYS TRIBUTE TO 170,500 OF ALL RANKS WHO SERVED IN THE CORPS. JUNE 1947".

During World War 1 Belton Park became the headquarters of The Machine Gun Corps all of whose members were trained here.

DB 8 September 2016 

Londonthorpe, Belton Park, Machine Gun Corps
Boothby Graffoe, Saint Andrew, War Memorial
Boothby Graffoe, Saint Andrew, War Memorial
Boothby Graffoe, Saint Andrew, War Memorial

War memorial located in churchyard. Designed by Arthur Howson of Lincoln and dedicated in 1921.

DB 21 February 2018 


Boothby Graffoe, Saint Andrew, War Memorial
Carlton Scroop, St Nicholas, Memorial Window
Carlton Scroop, St Nicholas, Memorial Window
Carlton Scroop, St Nicholas, Memorial Window

Memorial to the men of Carlton Scoop who fell in the first world war. 

Glass depicts Saint Nicholas and Saint George. 

DB 14 March 2018 

Carlton Scroop, Stained Glass, Memorial Window
Caythorpe, War Memorial
Caythorpe, War Memorial
Caythorpe, War Memorial

Panoramic view between the Old Rectory on the left and Saint Vincent's church on the right. 

"Caythorpe Memorial Cross was unveiled on 10 October 1920. It is modeled on Sir Reginald Blomfield’s Cross of Sacrifice and was supplied by Messrs HT Jenkins and Sons, marble merchants of Torquay, at a cost of £240"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1438056 

DB 25 April 2018

Caythorpe, War Memorial
Caythorpe, War Memorial, Avro Lancaster PB 812
Caythorpe, War Memorial, Avro Lancaster PB 812
Caythorpe, War Memorial, Avro Lancaster PB 812

"IN MEMORY OF THE VALOUR AND SACRIFICE OF THE LAST CREW OF AVRO LANCASTER PB 812, AR-Y 460 SQUADRON RAAF WHICH CRASHED NEAR THE OLD CAYTHORPE RAILWAY STATION AT 15:50 ON 10 FEBRUARY 1945 WITH THE LOSS OF ALL ON BOARD"

DB 25 April 2018

Caythorpe, War Memorial, AVRO LANCASTER, PB 812, 460 SQUADRON RAAF
Caythorpe, War Memorial, Parachute Signals
Caythorpe, War Memorial, Parachute Signals
Caythorpe, War Memorial, Parachute Signals

Falklands island campaign 1982.

DB 25 April 2018

Caythorpe, War Memorial, Parachute Signals, Falklands island campaign
Caythorpe, War Memorial, The Falkland Stone
Caythorpe, War Memorial, The Falkland Stone
Caythorpe, War Memorial, The Falkland Stone

"THIS STONE WAS RECOVERED THE 8000 MILES FROM THE FALKLAND ISLANDS IN ORDER TO COMMEMORATE THOSE MEMBERS OF 5 INFANTRY BRIGADE SIGNAL SQUADRON KILLED ON OPERATION CORPORATE IN 1982"

DB 25 April 2018 

 

Caythorpe, Falkland Islands, Stone, War Memorial, Operation Corporate, 5 Infantry Brigade, Signal
Cleethorpes, St Peter (3)
Cleethorpes, St Peter (3)
Cleethorpes, St Peter (3)

A modern view of the church shows the town's war memorial (dedicated March 1920) and the extra paved area and seating created alongside.

June 2017

Cleethorpes, St Peter, War memorial
Coleby (Kesteven), All Saints, War Memorial
Coleby (Kesteven), All Saints, War Memorial
Coleby (Kesteven), All Saints, War Memorial

"TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND TO THE DEAR MEMORY OF THE MEN OF COLEBY WHO DIED FOR FREEDOM AND HONOUR IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1919"

Dedicated 8th May 1920. 

DB 9 May 2018

Coleby, War memorial
Colsterworth, War Memorial
Colsterworth, War Memorial
Colsterworth, War Memorial

"War memorial. 1919. Ashlar. In the form of a medieval cross with crucifixion"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1062359 

DB 17 May 2018

Colsterworth, war memorial
Coningsby, War Memorial
Coningsby, War Memorial
Coningsby, War Memorial

Coningsby Town Council website states :-

" The War Memorial was built by Thomas Kent of Boston at a cost of £150. 

It is made of broken Aberdeen red granite on a Portland stone base. 

The broken column depicts the broken lives of so many young men and women.   

The Dedication Ceremony was performed by  Reverend Henry Felix, Church of England Rector in September 1921. 

The hymns were "Let Saints On Earth"  and  "O God Our Help In Ages Past" followed by the National Anthem.     

Captain S V Hotchkin MP unveiled the memorial"

http://parishes.lincolnshire.gov.uk/Coningsby/section.asp?catId=31725 

DB 5 April 2018 

Coningsby, War Memorial
Cranwell, St Andrew, War Memorial
Cranwell, St Andrew, War Memorial
Cranwell, St Andrew, War Memorial

The First World War memorial to the fallen of the village.

Mark Acton, 2017

Cranwell, St Andrew, First World War memorial
Crowland, War Memorial
Crowland, War Memorial
Crowland, War Memorial

Crowland's war memorial, designed by Walter Hack of Peterborough, is made of Weldon stone.

It was unveiled by the Marquess of Exeter at a ceremony on 28 November 1920.

undated postcard

Crowland, war memorial, Marquess of Exeter, William Brownlow Cecil
Dalderby, War Memorial
Dalderby, War Memorial
Dalderby, War Memorial

The war memorial at Dalderby was designed and sculpted by Tuttell & Son of Lincoln in honour of the men of the hamlet who joined the army in 1914.

It was unveiled by General Sir William Robertson on 4 October 1916.

Dalderby had a population of only 42 and of the 13 eligible men 11 joined the army.

Advertising card, printed by Ruddocks of Lincoln, c.1920

Dalderby, war memorial
East Barkwith, War Memorial
East Barkwith, War Memorial
East Barkwith, War Memorial

East Barkwith lies 13 north east of Lincoln. Its railway station on the Louth to Bardney line closed in 1958.

The smaller West Barkwith lost its church to demolition in 1983.

undated postcard

East Barkwith, war memorial, west barkwith
Fulbeck, RAF Fulbeck Memorial
Fulbeck, RAF Fulbeck Memorial
Fulbeck, RAF Fulbeck Memorial

Memorial is located to the west of Fulbeck village off Stragglethorpe Lane. Inscription reads :- 

"In memory of all who flew from RAF Fulbeck never to return 1940 - 1945.

F/SGT Ken White Memorial erected by the Bomber Airfield Society 1988"

DB 12 March 2014

Fulbeck, RAF Memorial
Fulbeck, War Memorial
Fulbeck, War Memorial
Fulbeck, War Memorial

Located in Saint Nicholas churchyard, opposite the village playing field, and fronting the main road A607.

DB 21 March 2018 

Fulbeck, War memorial
Grantham, War Memorial
Grantham, War Memorial
Grantham, War Memorial

Grantham's war memorial is in Wyndham Park.

It was designed by Sir Charles Nicholson and unveiled on 27 November 1920 by Sir George Welby of Allington Hall.

It is thought to be inspired by the Eleanor crosses.

postcard: Robin Hood Brand, No.2922

Grantham, war memorial, Sir George Welby, Sir Charles Nicholson, Eleanor cross
Great Hale, St John the Baptist, War Memorial
Great Hale, St John the Baptist, War Memorial
Great Hale, St John the Baptist, War Memorial

Memorials to the fallen of Great Hale and Little Hale in both World Wars.

Mark Acton, 2017

Great Hale, Little Hale, St John Baptist, War memorial
Grimsby, War Memorial
Grimsby, War Memorial
Grimsby, War Memorial

Grimsby's First World War Memorial or Cenotaph stands at the junction of Bargate and Eastwood Avenue.

It cost £2500 and was unveiled on 18 December 1921.

Valentine Photo Brown Series postcard

Grimsby, war memorial
Harmston, All Saints, War Memorial
Harmston, All Saints, War Memorial
Harmston, All Saints, War Memorial

"In remembrance of those who gave their lives in two world wars and especially the men of this parish of Harmston"

DB 8 May 2018   

Harmston, Church, All Saints, War memorial
Helpringham, St Andrew, War Memorial
Helpringham, St Andrew, War Memorial
Helpringham, St Andrew, War Memorial

The First World War memorial to the fallen of the village.

Mark Acton, 2017

Helpringham, First World War
Lincoln, St Helen, Crimean War Memorial
Lincoln, St Helen, Crimean War Memorial
Lincoln, St Helen, Crimean War Memorial

Crimean war memorial c1858 in Saint Helen's churchyard.

"BROUGHT FROM

SEVASTOPOL

AND PLACED HERE BY

MAJOR R.G. ELLISON

IN MEMORY OF THE MEN OF HIS COMPANY

47TH REGT 

WHO FELL IN THE CRIMEAN WAR" 

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1388567

DB 23 April 2018

Church, Lincoln, Saint Helen, Boultham, Crimean War, Memorial, Sevastopol, Ellison, 47th Regiment
Martin by Timberland, Holy Trinity, War Memorial
Martin by Timberland, Holy Trinity, War Memorial
Martin by Timberland, Holy Trinity, War Memorial

The war memorial in Holy Trinity churchyard was unveiled by Capt. Reginald Herbert Spooner of the Manor House, Metheringham on 9 April 1921.

It records 14 who died in the First World War and 2 who died in the Second.

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1439202 

DB 5 April 2018

Martin by Timberland, War Memorial
Martin Dales, War Memorial & St Hugh's Church Hall
Martin Dales, War Memorial & St Hugh's Church Hall
Martin Dales, War Memorial & St Hugh's Church Hall

"The memorial was unveiled in March 1920 by Mrs E Crowden, who had also donated the site on which the memorial originally stood.

The dedication ceremony began with a service at St Hugh’s Mission Church, conducted by the Rev HCG Robertson after which the congregation walked in procession to the site on the north side of Martin Dales Drove.

At a later date, c1967, the memorial was moved a short distance to the south of the road, outside the village hall" 

http://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1449969 

Saint Hugh's iron mission church, in Martin Dales, was erected 1891 as a Chapel of Ease.

Church Hall visible behind the war memorial. Saint Hugh's church demolished presumably in 1960s (?) around the same time the war memorial was moved to make way for the new Kirkstead Bridge.

DB 5 April 2018

Martin Dales, Mrs E Crowden, Rev HCG Robertson, Kirkstead Bridge, War Memorial, Church Hall
Middle Rasen, St Peter, war memorial
Middle Rasen, St Peter, war memorial
Middle Rasen, St Peter, war memorial

The war memorial inside St Peter's church.

December 2017

Middle Rasen, St Peter church, war memorial
Morton by Bourne, St John Baptist, war memorial
Morton by Bourne, St John Baptist, war memorial
Morton by Bourne, St John Baptist, war memorial

Morton's war memorial is in the churchyard close to the church porch. It was unveiled by Col F J Parker on 10 October 1920.

20 servicemen from Morton and Hanthorpe died in the First World War.

October 2017

Morton by Bourne, St John Baptist, war memorial
Navenby, War Memorial
Navenby, War Memorial
Navenby, War Memorial

Located in Saint Peter's churchyard.

"It was unveiled by Colonel E. Royds MP on Sunday 10th April 1921, dedicated by the Rector Rev. G.T.Handford. Total cost £200"

https://www.lincstothepast.com/Navenby/1580665.record?pt=S 

DB 19 March 2018

Navenby, War Memorial
Normanton, St Nicholas, War Memorials
Normanton, St Nicholas, War Memorials
Normanton, St Nicholas, War Memorials

Memorials commemorating those who died in World War 1 & 2. 

DB 26 March 2018

Normanton, Saint Nicholas, Church, War Memorial
Rippingale, St Andrew, war memorial
Rippingale, St Andrew, war memorial
Rippingale, St Andrew, war memorial

Rippingale's war memorial stands in the churchyard. It is built of Weldon (Northamptonshire) stone and was designed by Wilfred Bond of Grantham.

It was unveiled and dedicated on 30 May 1920 by the Earl of Ancaster.

October 2017

Rippingale, St Andrew, war memorial, Wilfred Bond, Earl of Ancaster
Skegness, war memorial
Skegness, war memorial
Skegness, war memorial

This memorial is situated on the south side of St Matthew’s church and was unveiled on 15 November 1923 - the event shown in this photograph.

It is similar in design to the Cross of Sacrifice found in Commonwealth War Grave cemeteries.

Skegness lost 70 men in the First World War.

Skegness, war memorial
Stainfield, St Andrew, war memorial
Stainfield, St Andrew, war memorial
Stainfield, St Andrew, war memorial

This board with gilt lettering carries the names of all the local men who served in the First World War.

September 2015

Stainfield, St Andrew war memrial
Stragglethorpe, St Michael, War Memorial
Stragglethorpe, St Michael, War Memorial
Stragglethorpe, St Michael, War Memorial

First world war memorial recording four names.

DB 14 April 2018

Stragglethorpe, Church, Saint Michael, War Memorial
Syston, St Mary, War Memorial
Syston, St Mary, War Memorial
Syston, St Mary, War Memorial

War memorial 1921 on the south wall of the church listing 6 names from the first world war.

"To honour the memory of those who died while serving in the Great War" 

"Splendour unfading for their land they won. And then the shadowy robe of death put on.

Yet died and are not dead: For their brave might Fames and uplifts them from the realms of night"

DB 14 March 2018   


Syston, War memorial
Tattershall Thorpe, Methodist Chapel & War Memorial
Tattershall Thorpe, Methodist Chapel & War Memorial
Tattershall Thorpe, Methodist Chapel & War Memorial

Former Wesleyan Methodist Chapel 1865 with War Memorial Arch in front.

War memorial is a listed structure :-

"Nothing is known about the designer or craftsman, and despite research having been carried out locally, it is not known when the memorial was erected"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1412603

DB 18 April 2018  

 

Tattershall Thorpe, Wesleyan, Methodist Chapel, War Memorial
Tattershall, War Memorial
Tattershall, War Memorial
Tattershall, War Memorial

Located in Market Place on the village green.

The memorial was made by Messrs Browning and Son of Spilsby at a cost of £120 and was dedicated at a special ceremony on 2 January 1921.

DB 5 April 2018

Tattershall, War Memorial
Thorpe St Peter, war memorial
Thorpe St Peter, war memorial
Thorpe St Peter, war memorial

The memorial to the men of the parish who served in the First World War stands in the churchyard.

It was made by J T Turner & Sons of Wainfleet and unveiled by Major Henry George Maddison of Partney Hall on 15 August 1920.

July 2016

Thorpe St Peter, war memorial, J T Turner & Sons, Major Henry George Maddison
Timberland, St Andrew, War Memorial
Timberland, St Andrew, War Memorial
Timberland, St Andrew, War Memorial

Stone tablets, on the west side of the church tower, recording the names of the fallen.

Tablet for the First World War Unveiled May 1920 by the Bishop of Lincoln.  

DB 22 May 2018

Timberland, War Memorial
Waddington, War Memorial
Waddington, War Memorial
Waddington, War Memorial

The original war memorial was destroyed May 1941 in a bombing raid on the nearby RAF base.

"A new memorial in the form of a polished stone of remembrance was erected in Bar Lane, Waddington made from York granite and was unveiled 9th November 2003 at a cost of £4,018 50p; the builders were Leakes Masonry of Louth"

http://www.roll-of-honour.com/Lincolnshire/Waddington.html 

DB 30 April 2018

Waddington, War Memorial
Waddington, War Memorial, RAAF Squadrons 463 & 467
Waddington, War Memorial, RAAF Squadrons 463 & 467
Waddington, War Memorial, RAAF Squadrons 463 & 467

A nearby plaque states :-

"LEST WE FORGET

THIS CLOCK IS A MEMORIAL TO THOSE MEMBERS OF 463 AND 467 ROYAL AUSTRALIAN AIR FORCE SQUADRONS WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES WHILST SERVING WITH NO. 5 GROUP R.A.F BOMBER COMMAND DURING THE 1935 - 1945 WAR.

10TH MAY 1987" 

DB 30 April 2018 

Waddington, Memorial, Clock, Royal Australian Air Force, 463 Squadron, 467 Squadron, Bomber Command
Waddington, Wesleyan Methodist, War Memorial
Waddington, Wesleyan Methodist, War Memorial
Waddington, Wesleyan Methodist, War Memorial

This war memorial tablet originally located in the Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, High Street.

Moved to St Michael's Church following closure of the Chapel in 2005.

DB 30 April 2018 

Waddington, Wesleyan Methodist, war memorial, St Michael's Church
Welbourn, War Memorial
Welbourn, War Memorial
Welbourn, War Memorial

Unveiled by Field Marshal Sir William Robertson in May 1920 following a dedication by the Bishop of Lincoln.

DB 26 March 2018

Welbourn, War Memorial, Sir William Robertson
Weston Hills, St John the Evangelist, War Memorial
Weston Hills, St John the Evangelist, War Memorial
Weston Hills, St John the Evangelist, War Memorial

"Wall mounted rectangular brass plaque on wooden backboard"

https://www.iwm.org.uk/memorials/item/memorial/54185 

DB 6 May 2018

Weston Hills, Church, Saint John the Evangelist, War memorial
Whaplode Drove, St John, war memorial
Whaplode Drove, St John, war memorial
Whaplode Drove, St John, war memorial

Inscribed panels inside the church commemorating the dead of the two world wars. They are

WW1: John Hart, William Chamberlain, Fred White, Amos Leatherland, John Richard Taylor, George Benstead, George Jarman

WW2: Alfred Fovargue, Leslie Henson

September 2017

Whaplode Drove, St John church, war memorial
Woodhall Spa, 617 Squadron Memorial
Woodhall Spa, 617 Squadron Memorial
Woodhall Spa, 617 Squadron Memorial

World War 2 memorial to 617 "Dam Buster" Squadron RAF.

"Wall in the form of a breached dam, with 617 Squadron crest and dedication inscribed on the central sloping tablet, which forms the breach.

Flanking this the wall represents the remaining dam, with three recesses each side forming the spillways.

The names are inscribed on slate tablets, mounted inside the spillways"

https://www.iwm.org.uk/memorials/item/memorial/20485 

DB 18 April 2018 

Woodhall Spa, war memorial, 617 squadron, RAF, dam buster
Woodhall Spa, 617 Squadron Memorial
Woodhall Spa, 617 Squadron Memorial
Woodhall Spa, 617 Squadron Memorial

Post World War 2 memorial.

DB 18 April 2018 

Woodhall Spa,
Woodhall Spa, War Memorial
Woodhall Spa, War Memorial
Woodhall Spa, War Memorial

Unveiled 24th March 1923.

Commemorates the fallen in both world wars. 

DB 18 April 2018 

Woodhall Spa, War Memorial
Wragby, All Saints, War Memorial
Wragby, All Saints, War Memorial
Wragby, All Saints, War Memorial

Located north wall of nave.

"Two oak boards upon which are fixed brass plaques"

https://www.iwm.org.uk/memorials/item/memorial/54070 

DB 12 May 2018 

Wragby, Church, All Saints, war memorial
Wragby, Methodist Chapel, Organ & War Memorial
Wragby, Methodist Chapel, Organ & War Memorial
Wragby, Methodist Chapel, Organ & War Memorial

Report in the Horncastle News Wednesday 18 September 2013

"The organ, built in 1921 as the town’s memorial to those who fell in the Great War 1914-18, has undergone extensive restoration work in recent months"

https://www.horncastlenews.co.uk/news/wragby-methodist-church-memorial-organ-restored-1-5501270

DB 12 May 2018

Wragby, Methodist Church, war memorial, organ
Wragby, Methodist Chapel, War Memorial
Wragby, Methodist Chapel, War Memorial
Wragby, Methodist Chapel, War Memorial

Report in the Horncastle News Wednesday 18 September 2013

"The organ, built in 1921 as the town’s memorial to those who fell in the Great War 1914-18, has undergone extensive restoration work in recent months.

As part of the organ’s restoration, a new plaque has been placed in a prominent position on the outer wall of the church, giving the details of those who died in the two World Wars"

https://www.horncastlenews.co.uk/news/wragby-methodist-church-memorial-organ-restored-1-5501270

DB 12 May 2018

Wragby, Methodist Church, war memorial