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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Rushcliffe
Town
Hickling
County
Nottinghamshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
27224

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Current location

On the south wall. Church formerly known as St Marys.
St Lukes Church
Main Street
Hickling
Rushcliffe
Nottinghamshire
LE14 3AJ
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 692 293
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Tablet, WW1: Nowy headed tablet with a floriated cross top centre, with inscription and names list in black incised lettering below. Chamfered edges with four floriated medallions carved in relief and spaced equally on each side. Tablet, WW2: Plain rectangular tablet with black incised lettering, positioned directly below the first. A marble shelf directly below the two.
Inscription
Tablet, upper:TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN PROUD AND GRATEFUL/ MEMORY OF THE MEN WHO, GOING FORTH/ FROM THIS PARISH, LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES/ FOR THEIR KING AND COUNTRY IN/ THE GREAT WAR AUG 4 1914 TO NOV 11 1918/ (Names)/ "HEREBY KNOW WE LOVE BECAUSE HE LAID DOWN HIS LIFE FOR US:/ AND WE OUGHT TO LAY DOWN OUR LIVES FOR THE BRETHEREN"/ I.S. JOHN III 16 Tablet, lower: 1939 - 45/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Brown, George Henry
Burnett, Edgar
Burnett, Horace
Burton, William
Collishaw, Percy
Collyer, William
Collyer, William
Copely, Frederick
Copely, Richard Francis
Copely, William Henry
See details for all 65 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 8
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 8
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: year died,regiment,forename
    Order of information: year died
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 3
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 3
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
Listing information
Condition
History
c1900: Name of church is changed.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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