Obelisk, St James Churchyard - Ab Kettleby

World War I, World War II

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  • Designed by: Thomas Drake, Sage Cross Street, Melton
  • Listing Status: Grade II
  • District: Melton
  • Made by: Thomas Drake, Sage Cross Street, Melton
  • Parish: Ab Kettleby

Smooth Rubislaw granite obelisk with two tiered base bearing incised inscription on front face, located near to the entrance porch. Cost over 70 pounds. Unveiling ceremony undertaken by Rev Canon Blakeney MA RD with Rev EP Dondney MA (vicar Ab Kettleby) and Rev H Theodore Mogridge (curate Melton).

View Further Details Memorial Type:Obelisk Ref: WMP0001 Other Designation: Conservation Area Notes: Grade II listed on 31/10 2019 List Entry Number 1467025 UKNIWM Ref: 37787 Commissioned By: Public Information Sources: AF, LCC

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Obelisk, St James Churchyard - Ab Kettleby
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Inscription Reads

ERECTED BY THE
PARISHIONERS OF
AB KETTLEBY, IN MEMORY OF
[NAMES]
WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR
COUNTRY IN THE GREAT EUROPEAN WAR
1914 - 1919

Casualties Listing

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Name Rank Unit Batt Died Felstead - Sam Private Lancashire Fusiliers 15 18/06/1917 Felstead - James Private King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment 8 26/04/1917 Gale - Arthur Gunner Royal Field Artillery 30/09/1917 Gale - George H Private Leicestershire Regiment 2/4 11/04/1917 Holroyd - Alec Hill Lance Sergeant Lincolnshire Regiment 1 15/04/1918