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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Ashfield
Town
Selston
County
Nottinghamshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1946
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
26910
Current location

St Helens 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
A plain rectangular marble tablet surmounted on the wall. Carved inscription with caps and coloured in black. Names in two columns with alphabetically order by the last name.
Inscription
IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF/ THE MEN OF SELSTON/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1939-45./ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Alexander, Ivor
Bailey, Alfred
Brown, Roy
Butler, Frank
Butler, Thomas
Clowes, Kenneth
Coleman, Royce
Cooper, John
Crutchley, Norman
Flint, Wilfred
See details for all 21 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 21
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 21
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height 600MM, width 600MM
    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
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • 178H

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