War Memorials Project
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58 High Street
Stone tablet with black inscription built into centre of front face of building. The word "Ketton" has been masked out twice; the local paper suggests this was to prevent the identification of Ketton in the event of an invasion during WW2.
6-12 North Street
Row of four terraced houses with plaque on exterior of first floor wall between nos 8 and 10 North Street. Plaque is sandstone with two rifles and a crown set within nowy head and inscription beneath.
All Hallows Church
Nowy headed Swithland slate tablet with alabaster frame and carved wreath in head. Cost 33 pounds.
Wall mounted square plaque attached to wooden backboard. Incised image of Robert Overton features in the top left corner, and the inscription includes a brief biography and a dedication by the English Civil War Society who erected the memorial.
All Saints C of E School
Stainless steel plaque with blue lettering and force badges at top. School built on crash site of Avro Lancaster 1 PA269 of 300 Squadron, Faldingworth, Lincs. Pilot lost control in violent thunderstorm on 04/02/1946 and all members of all-Polish crew died.
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