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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Bassetlaw
Town
Misterton
County
Nottinghamshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
MR G H SPILMAN (Builder)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 8 January 1922
    Attended by: Brigadier General Sir Joseph Frederick Laycock KCMG DSO TD
  • Dedicated
    Date: 8 January 1922
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
27031
Current location

By the church
High Street
Misterton
Bassetlaw
Nottinghamshire
DN10 4BJ
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 76499 94772
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Two-stepped square base surmounted by square tapering plinth, shaft and Celtic Cross. Inscription on front face of base of shaft and on the plinth. Low stone post and chain link fence all around.
Inscription
THESE ALSO/ GAVE THEIR LIVES/ 1939 - 1945/ (Names)/ TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN EVERLASTING REMEMBRANCE/ 1914 - 1918/ (Names) /T HEY DIED THAT WE MIGHT LIVE. MAY WE BE WORTHY OF THEIR SACRIFICE
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Brown, T
Charman, A
Clifton, N
Cobb, C
Cooper, R
Draper, W
Elliott, R H
Farrar, W W
Freebury, H
Fritchley, J R
See details for all 29 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 23
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 23
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname THEN forename
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 6
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 6
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth C 1000MM, height C 5000MM, width C 1000MM
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
  • Misterton 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
History
2014: A restoration programme commenced to clean memorial. Secondary work is to include sealing of joints, restoring inscriptions and renovating railings and balustrade. The programme is part funded by Bassetlaw Council.
Costs

Site: £300

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Gainsborough News 5 January 1988
  • Gainsborough Standard 6 March 2014 Article about restoration project

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