"LACKFORD WAR MEMORIAL"
To the eternal memory of the men of LACKFORD who died in the service of their country
Five from the Great War 1914-1918
Lackford war memorial is a plaque situated inside the Church of St.Nicholas. It was dedicated on 21st December 1919|
A white marble plaque on a black marble backing plate on the south wall, facing the congregation. The inscription and names are incised and blackened. The rank, first name, and surname are given, in order of surname.
The inscription reads:-
WAS ERECTED BY THE PARISHIONERS
IN HONOURED MEMORY
OF THOSE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR OTHERS
IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918
SERGEANT CECIL FOREMAN
LANCE CORPORAL HERBERT HARDING
PRIVATE WILLIAM KIDD
PRIVATE FREDERICK MEEKINS
DRIVER RICHARD SHARPE
Thanks be to God which giveth us the victory
through our Lord Jesus Christ. I.Cor.XV.57.
Sgt Foreman, L/Cpl Harding and Pte Meekins are commemorated on family monuments in the churchyard as is Private Edwin FROST, 11th Suffolks, who is not named on the memorial.
St. Lawrence, Lackford
They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old,