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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Newark And Sherwood
Town
Besthorpe
County
Nottinghamshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
27078

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Current location

Holy Trinity Church
Low Road
Besthorpe
Newark And Sherwood
Nottinghamshire
NG23 7HJ
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 825 648
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
TWO SIMPLE LINKED PLAQUES MOUNTED IN SINGLE FRAME
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN GRATEFUL REMEMBRANCE OF/ THE MEN OF THIS PARISH WHO GAVE/ THEIR LIVES FOR KING AND COUNTRY/ IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918/ (NAMES)/ ALSO OF/ (NAME)/ WORLD WAR 1939 - 1945
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Cordy, Charles Ernest
Hopkinson, Fred
Hunt, Eileen
North, Harry Johnson
Wilkinson, William
See details for all 5 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 4
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 4
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Frame
    Measurements: depth 40MM, height 400MM, width 470MM
    Materials: Wood
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
  • Second World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
  • PARISH CHURCH AND BOUNDARY WALL
  • 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

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