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SLEAFORD CEMETERY WAR MEMORIAL

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Compiled and Copyright © Michael Peck 2008

Within Sleaford Cemetery, East Road, Sleaford, stands a memorial to those men who died in World War 1. The memorial has a concrete base surmounted by marble base, a plinth and an angel of peace with the inscription in black lettering on two sides of the plinth, the angel of peace has outspread wings and downcast eyes and in the left hand carries a victor's wreath and the right hand points towards heaven. On the front panel of the plinth is a relief design of a union jack with laurel sprays springing up from a crusader's shield. It was unveiled in May 1920, the mason was Mr Fred Clarke. Details appeared in the Sleaford Gazette 8th May 1920. There are no names listed.

Photographs Copyright © Michael Peck 2008

TO THE GLORY OF GOD,
AND IN EVERLASTING REMEMBRANCE
OF ALL THE MEN FROM SLEAFORD,
HOLDINGHAM, AND QUARRINGTON,
WHO DIED FOR THEIR COUNTRY
IN THE GREAT WAR,
1914 – 1919.
THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR
EVERMORE.

APASS NOT THIS STONE IN SORROW,
BUT IN PRIDE,
AND MAY YOU LIVE AS NOBLY AS
THEY DIED.

ERECTED 1920.
BY
CHARLES ATTIWELL, SLEAFORD.

Last updated 24 October, 2008

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