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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Ashfield
Town
Stanton Hill
County
Nottinghamshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 14 August 1920
    Attended by:
  • Dedicated
    Date: 14 August 1920
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
26922
Current location

All Saints Church
Stanton Hill
Ashfield
Nottinghamshire
NG17 3HW
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 48497 60806
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Granite Cross on a tapering plinth and 2 stage base, lettering is inscribed in black. There is a separate WW2 tablet at the base. The memorial is located within the grounds of the Church of All Saints on a triangular gravelled plot bordered by flagstone paths. The memorial is positioned symmetrically in line with the church’s south window, facing Fackley Road in the centre of Stanton Hill.
Inscription
ERECTED TO THE MEMORY OF THE SAILORS AND SOLDIERS OF STANTON HILL WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR, 1914-19/ (NAMES)/ O, VALIANT HEARTS WHO TO YOUR GLORY CAME/ THROUGH DUST OF CONFLICT & THROUGH BATTLE FLAME/ TRANQUIL YOU LIE, YOUR KNIGHTLY VIRTUE PROVED,/ YOUR MEMORY HALLOWED IN THE LAND YOU LOVED/ 1939-45/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Alvey, C
Beresford, G W
Boam, L E
Bradford, T
Brocklehurst, H
Bryan, O
Caunt, L
Caunt, P
Caunt
Clarke, F
See details for all 63 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 63
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 63
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: rank
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 8
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 8
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Undefined
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Second World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
  • Stanton Hill 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
Reference

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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