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Memorial details

Memorial type
Serviceman / Servicewoman
District
Ashfield
Town
Sutton In Ashfield
County
Nottinghamshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Korean War (1950-1953), Northern Ireland Conflict; The Troubles (1969-1998)
Maker
J D Gregory Quarries
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 16 October 1921
    Attended by: Former Service Personnel
  • Dedicated
    Date: 16 October 1921
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
19432
Current location

Indide main gates.
Sutton in Ashfield Cemetery
Huthwaite Rd
Sutton In Ashfield
Ashfield
Nottinghamshire
NG12 2SY
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 488 588
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
TWO-STEPPED BASE SURMOUNTED BY PLINTH AND FIGURE OF A SERVICEMEN. INSCRIPTION ON THE SIDES OF THE PLINTH IN BLACK LETTERING. WHOLE STANDS ON A SLIGHTLY RAISED PAVED AREA WITH POSTS PLACED EQUIDISTANT AROUND THE EDGE SERVICEMAN STANDS WITH HEAD BOWED AND RIFLE IN HIS RIGHT HAND WITH THE BUTT ON THE GROUND. WW2 NAMES ON TABLETS ADDED TO THE BASE OF THE PLINTH
Inscription
6 o'clock face: TO THE/ GLORIOUS MEMORY/ OF/ THE MEN OF SUTTON IN ASHFIELD,/ WHO FELL IN THE/ GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918./ (Names)/ THEY GAVE THEIR ALL FOR THEIR COUNTRY./ 1914 - 1918 3 9 and 12 o'clock: (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adams, B W
Adams, E L
Adkin, J G
Allatt, J
Allsop, E
Allsop, G
Allsop, G F
Allsop, G W
Allsop, H
Alvey, T
See details for all 432 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 432
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 432
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,decorations
    Order of information: surname,decorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 157
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 157
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
  • Korean War (1950-1953)
    Total names on memorial: 4
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 4
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Northern Ireland Conflict; The Troubles (1969-1998)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Figure
    Measurements: height C 14FT
    Materials: Marble - Sicilian
  • Lettering
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Lead
Listing information
  • SUTTON WAR MEMORIAL
  • 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
History
2010 June 2010. Memorial was cleaned. Some letters were missing as was the end of the soldier's rifle and bayonet. 1988 Oct. 12 Listed Grade II.
Costs

Comments: Balance of War Memorial Fund was to be used for a memorial in the town's United Services Club.

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
1921 accepted by Chairman of Sutton in Ashfield Urban District Council. Now Ashfield District Council.
Reference
  • ID 410914

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