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Memorial details

Memorial type
Pillar / Column
District
Ashfield
Town
Jacksdale
County
Nottinghamshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1921
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
  • Rededicated
    Date: 14th June 2009
    Attended by: Undefined
  • Rededicated
    Date: 13th April 1997
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
26889
Current location

Jacksdale
Ashfield
Nottinghamshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 440 510
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Plinth with three-stepped top surmounted by sculpted decorative cap stone. Names are on tablets mounted on four sides of plinth. Statue of First World War soldier stands on plinth.
Inscription
6 O'CLOCK FACE: BY THEIR SACRIFICE WE LIVE/ 1914 - 1918/ (NAMES)/ 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES)/ "WE WILL REMEMBER THEM" OTHER FACES: SERVED/ 1914 - 1918/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 295
    Served and returned: 251
    Died: 44
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank,forename,decorations
    Order of information: rank,forename,decorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 20
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 20
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Tablets
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Slate
  • Sculpture
    Measurements: height 1850MM
    Materials: Stone - Portland
Listing information
  • Jacksdale 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
2009: New statue, based on First World War soldier, installed 12th June 2009. Sculptured in Portland Stone. 2009: Project to restore figure of soldier to the top of the memorial. To be unveiled 14th June 2009. 1996: RENOVATION OF MEMORIAL: CLEANED AND NAMES TABLETS REPLACED. CAP STONE GILDED. 1959: THE MEMORIAL ORIGINALLY HAD A STONE FIGURE OF SOLDIER IN FULL UNIFORM WITH ARMS REVERSED SURMOUNTING THE PLINTH. HOWEVER, THE FIGURE WAS DAMAGED AND FELL OFF AND WAS REPLACED BY A DECORATIVE CAP STONE
Costs

Site: £440

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Corporate,public
Reference

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