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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Newark And Sherwood
Town
Laxton
County
Nottinghamshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
27222
Current location

On the North wall.
St Michael the Archangel Church
High St
Laxton
Newark And Sherwood
Nottinghamshire
NG22 0NX
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 722 670
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
NOWY-HEADED WHITE MARBLE TABLET MOUNTED ONTO A BLACK STONE BACKBOARD. INSCRIPTION IN BLACK LETTERING LATIN CROSS WITHIN A WREATH CARVED IN RELIEF AT THE TOP CENTRE OF THE TABLET
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN GRATEFUL REMEMBRANCE OF/ THOSE FROM THIS PARISH WHO FELL AND THOSE WHO/ SERVED IN THE/ GREAT WAR 1914 - 1919./ ROLL OF HONOUR/ (NAMES)/ WAR SERVICE/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bagshaw, J
Brooks, G R
Burkitt, J E
Chell, A H
Cook, J
Cree, J
Cree, W
Dolby, G
Dolby, H
Dolby, T
See details for all 32 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 32
    Served and returned: 23
    Died: 9
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank
    Order of information: rank,surname
Components
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - White
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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