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Compiled and Copyright © Michael Peck 2007

There are two individual memorials in the parish church at Sappereton. One takes the form of a stained glass window and the other a brass cross, each commorates an individual who gave their life in World War 1.

Photographs Copyright © Michael Peck 2007

Memorial Window



To the glory of God and in loving memory of Cyril Rudkin. Corporal, 1st Lincs Imperial Yeomanry. Youngest son of Cecil and Charlotte Rudkin, who was killed in the Great War 3rd November 1915, aged 23 years.

Corporal 1471. Lincolnshire Yeomanry. Died at sea 3rd November 1915. Born Sapperton, enlisted Grantham and resident Folkingham, Lincs. Commemorated HELLES MEMORIAL. Panel 331.

Be thou faithful unto death, and I will give thee a crown of life.

Brass Cross.


George Robert

I will never leave thee, nor forsake thee. Given to the service of God by Miss Blackburn in memory of her brother, George Robert Blackburn who lost his life in the sinking of the Lusitania, 7th May 1915.

Possibly a 3rd Class 42 year old British passenger, whose journey originated in Canada. No further information currently and no known commemoration.

Last updated 28 December, 2007

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