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Glentworth memorial is a rough hewn Cornish grey granite Celtic Cross 2550mm high by 1079 wide by 920 deep erected in the churchyard at a cost of £125. Unveiled by Col. Gordon CB, CMG, DSO on Saturday 2nd April 1921 and dedicated by Canon Hicks. The inscription is on the front face of the plinth.

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TO
THE GLORY OF GOD
AND IN HONOURED MEMORY
OF THOSE WHO FELL AND THOSE WHO
SERVED IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 – 1918
AND IN WORLD WAR II 1939 – 1945.

Source : Lincolnshire Chronicle 28th February 1920 (Intention of erection) & Lincolnshire Chronicle 9th April 1921

1914-1918

FOSTER George
Private 241657, 1/5th Battalion Lincolnshire Regiment. Son of Thomas Foster, of Glentworth, nr. Lincoln. Born Hackthorne, enlisted Gainsborough, resident Glentworth. Died of wounds 21st November 1917, interred Les Baraques Military Cemetery, Sangatte, Pas de Calais, France.
WILKINSON Harry
Son of William Wilkinson, of Sunnyside, Sturton-by-Stow, Lincoln, and the late Betsy Wilkinson. Born Spridlington, Lincs, enlisted Branston, Lincs, resident Glentworth, Lincs. Died 2th January 1915, aged 25, interred Spridlington (St. Hilary) Churchyard.
WILKINSON Herbert Broughton
Private 200887, 4th Battalion Lincolnshire Regiment. Son of William Wilkinson, of Sunnyside, Sturton-by-Stow, Lincoln, and the late Betsy Wilkinson. Enlisted Lincoln, resident Glentworth. Died of wounds 6th April 1917, aged 21, Roisel Communal Cemetery Extension, Somme, France.
WILKINSON William
Private 3283, 1/4th Battalion Lincolnshire Regiment. Son of William Wilkinson of ‘Sunnyside’, Sturton-by-Stow, Lincoln. Enlisted Lincoln, resident Glentworth. Killed in action 13th Ocober 1915, aged 21, commemorated Loos Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.

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