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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Gedling
Town
Bestwood
County
Nottinghamshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
26969

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Current location

On the North wall
opposite the entrance and between the first and second windows.
Emmanuel Church
Church View Close
Bestwood
Gedling
Nottinghamshire
NG5 9QP
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 56625 46423
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Rectangular plaque with raised inscription. Decorative laurel border with four corner rosettes. Flat shelf pediment with star burst emblem at centre featuring a cross, sword and palm.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ & IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF/ THE MEN OF THIS PARISH/ WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918/ (Names)/ "PRO PATRIA"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bailey, James
Cowie, Walter
Hall, Thomas Hollis
Hamilton, Archibald Gilbert
Heath, Leonard George
James, Thomas
Reynolds, Thomas Albert
Richmond, Arthur Cecil
Whitby, Thomas
See details for all 9 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 9
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 9
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank,regiment,forename
    Order of information: rank
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
  • EMMANUEL CHURCH
  • 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

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