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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Bassetlaw
Town
Retford
County
Nottinghamshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
26976

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Current location

St Saviours Church
Lidget La And Welham Rd
Retford
Bassetlaw
Nottinghamshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 711 817
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
TABLET WITH FORMED BY VARIOUS COLOURED TILES. MOSAIC AND A CHELLASTON ALABASTER SURROUND DEDICATORY INSCRIPTION IS ON A SCROLL HELD BY TWO ANGELS. COLOURED FOLIATE BORDER
Inscription
FOR GOD, KING AND COUNTRY/ THIS TABLET, RECORDING THE NAMES OF MEN FROM THIS PARISH WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ FOR THEIR COUNTRY IN THE WAR 1914 - 1919, WAS ERECTED BY THE CONGREGATION/ AT ST SAVIOUR'S, AS A PERPETUAL MEMORIAL OF THEIR GRATEFUL ESTEEM./ 1914 - 1919/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allison, John William
Anderson, John
Bannister, Fred
Barber, Frederick William
Bird, Ernest
Blake, Walter Edward
Bradley, Thomas Arthur
Brammer, Charles
Breddy, Ernest
Breddy, James
See details for all 65 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 65
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 65
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
Components
  • Frame
    Measurements: height 1680mm, width 2120mm
    Materials: Alabaster
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
Listing information
  • ST SAVIOUR'S 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
Sponsorship
Public
Reference
  • 173M

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