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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Newark And Sherwood
Town
Farnsfield
County
Nottinghamshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: August 1922
    Attended by: CAPTAIN SHERBROOKE RN DSO
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
27192

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Current location

ST MICHAELS CHURCH
Main Street
Farnsfield
Newark And Sherwood
Nottinghamshire
NG22 8EF
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 64775 56572
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
FLORIATED LATIN CROSS ON SQUARE PLINTH AND TWO STEPPED BASE BRONZE SWORD OF SACRIFICE ON FRONT FACE
Inscription
Original 1922 dedication: IN PROUD AND LOVING MEMORY OF THE MEN OF/ THIS PARISH WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR GOD, KING AND/ COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 18/ "MAY THEY REST IN PEACE"/ (NAMES) Current post-restoration dedication: IN PROUD AND LOVING MEMORY OF/THE MEN OF THIS PARISH/WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR/GOD, KING AND COUNTRY/IN THE WORLD WARS OF/1914 - 18 AND 1939 - 1945/JESU MERCY/MAY THEY REST IN PEACE Separate names plaque: 1914 - 1918/(NAMES)/1939 - 1945 (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Barlow, S
Bartles, G
Barton, R E
Bowman, F
Buckels, W
Challand, W
Coleman, H
Davis, C
Dexter, C
Farr, C E
See details for all 32 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 27
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 27
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Initial, surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 5
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 5
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Initial, surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
  • Tablets
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Slate
Listing information
  • Farnsfield 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
Original WW1 inscriptions on the plinth have became illegible and two new separate slate tablets with a revised dedication (incl WW2) and names were added - timing unknown.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • 069M

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