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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Ashfield
Town
Selston
County
Nottinghamshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
MR HEAZELL (Architect)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 02nd October 1920
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
  • Dedicated
    Date: 02nd October 1920
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
26908
Current location

St Helen's Church
51 Church Lane
Selston
Ashfield
Nottinghamshire
NG16 6EW
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 45829 53304
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Two identical rectangular-headed marble tablets with raised border are either side of a stained glass window in side chapel. The left tablet features a fleury cross on top with inscription and names. And the right tablet features a crown on top and names. Carved lettering in black.
Inscription
IN GRATEFUL MEMORY/ OF THE MEN OF SELSTON/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR KING/ & COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR/ A.D. 1914-1918. THEIR NAMES FOLLOW/ HERE & LIVE FOR EVER IN OUR/ MEMORY./ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adams, Sidney
Askin, Archibald
Bacon, Alfred
Ball, William
Banton, Thomas
Butcher, Charles
Clarke, George
Day, George William
Dobbs, George
Dove, Harry
See details for all 49 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 49
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 49
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Tablets
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
Listing information
  • CHURCH OF ST HELEN
  • 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
Costs

Site: £142
Memorial: FREE

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • 178H

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