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Memorial details

Memorial type
Pillar / Column
District
Corby
Town
Gretton
County
Northamptonshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
15104
Current location

Village Green area between High Street & Station Road junction,
High Street
Gretton
Corby
Northamptonshire
NN17 3DE
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 89926 94390
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Two-stepped base surmounted by a square sectioned plinth, two-stage square sectioned pillar, slightly tapering at upper stage, moulded-edge platform top, capstone & orb. Incised inscription panel on front face of plinth. Memorial integrated & set centrally within a west facing concave wall. Slate tablets mounted on inner face of wall, incised with names of returned servicemen & the fallen. Coping stones mounted on top of walls.
Inscription
Inscription 1 : TO KEEP IN MIND / THOSE FROM THIS PLACE / WHO FELL & ALSO / THOSE WHO SERVED / IN THE GREAT WAR / 1914-1918 Inscription 2 : AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN / AND IN THE MORNING / WE WILL REMEMBER THEM / 1939-1945
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Doherty, Joseph
Lattimer, Cyril
Leighton, Albert Stanley James
Palmer, William Reginald
Thomas, Dudley Clifton
See details for all 5 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 107
    Served and returned: 72
    Died: 35
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 5
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 5
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname
    Order of information: Surname
Components
  • Plaques / Panels with names
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Slate
  • Memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • WAR MEMORIAL APPROXIMATELY 20 METRES NORTH OF NUMBER 30
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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