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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Bassetlaw
Town
Beckingham
County
Nottinghamshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 29th May 1920
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
  • Dedicated
    Date: 29th May 1920
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
26848
Current location

ALL SAINTS CHURCH
Beckingham
Bassetlaw
Nottinghamshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 779 902
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
THREE-STEPPED SQUARE BASE SURMOUNTED BY PLINTH, TAPERING SHAFT AND LIMESTONE CROSS. INSCRIPTION IN BLACK LETTERING ON THREE SIDES OF THE PLINTH
Inscription
SOUTH FACE: GIVING THANKS TO GOD/ AND IN MEMORY OF THE GALLANT MEN OF/ BECKINGHAM,/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR/ COUNTRY./ IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1919/ "THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE" EAST AND WEST FACE: (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ballance, Percy
Clark, Henry Thomas
Clarke, Simms
Greensides, Christopher
Moss, John
Thompson, Frank
Thompson, William
Wilkinson, Joseph T
See details for all 8 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 8
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 8
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank,year died,regiment,forename
    Order of information: year died,rank,forename,regiment
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Limestone
Listing information
  • Beckingham 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
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Reference
  • 014BR

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