St Mary the Virgin Church - Ketton

World War II

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  • Listing Status: Grade I
  • District: Rutland
  • Parish: Ketton

Paper Roll of Honour in wooden frame. Between two columns of dedicatory text is a drawing of a plane flying over water, which has a battleship sailing on it, with land infront being surmounted by a tank.

View Further Details Memorial Type:Roll of Honour Ref: WMP2058 Other Designation: N/A Information Sources: K Shelvey Special Categories: Survivors, Women

Location

St Mary the Virgin Church - Ketton
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Inscription Reads

TO THE PEOPLE OF KETTON
WE, THE UNDERSIGNED,
WHO SERVED IN HM
FORCES DURING WORLD WAR II
WISH TO PLACE ON RECORD IN THIS
SMALL WAY OUR APPRECIATION OF
THE KETTON WELCOME HOME
FUND WHICH HAS BEEN DISTRI-
BUTED AMOUNGST US.
NOT ALL OF US ARE KETTON
MEN OR WOMEN BY BIRTH, BUT
EACH ONE OF US HAS A LASTING
TIE EITHER BY BIRTH, RESIDENCE OR
MARRIAGE WITH YOU FOLK WHO
CONTRIBUTED TO THE MAGNIFICENT
SUM OF E1,090 Os 3 d, THE
FUNDS TOTAL.
WE WISH TO INCLUDE IN OUR
THANKS THE GRATITUDE WE FEEL
FOR THE CONSTANT GIFTS TO MOST
OF US FROM THE KETTON COMFORTS
FUND THROUGHOUT THE WAR.
WE FEEL THAT WE ALSO SPEAK
FOR THOSE WHO DID NOT RETURN
FROM THE WAR WHEN WE MAKE
THE WISH THAT THIS SCROLL MIGHT,
THROUGHOUT THE COMING YEARS,
EXPRESS OUR PRIDE IN HAVING
SERVED - AND IN BEING REMEM-
BERED BY - YOU.
ROLL OF HONOUR
[NAMES]

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Name Rank Unit Batt Died Allwood - George William Gunner Royal Artillery 61 Field Regt 16/03/1940 Andrew - FG Royal Air Force Andrew - C Army Baldwin - John EA Air Marshal Royal Air Force Baldwin - John Noel Anthony Captain Royal Armoured Corps C Sqdn; 8 Kings Royal Irish Hussars 27/05/1942