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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
Newark And Sherwood
Town
Lowdham
County
Nottinghamshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 13th April 1921
    Attended by: Bishop of Southwell and Colonel W. Warwick D.S.O.
  • Dedicated
    Date: 13th April 1921
    Attended by: Bishop of Southwell
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
27230

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Current location

Near junction of A6097 and A612
Garden of Remembrance
Station Road
Lowdham
Newark And Sherwood
Nottinghamshire
NG14 7DQ
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 67119 46186
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Square base surmounted by a square plinth and obelisk. Names on a new black stone tablet placed in front of the plinth. Original inscription still on other faces. Also brass tablet in church was unveiled during the service that preceded unveiling the cenotaph.
Inscription
WEST FACE: A.D./ 1914/ OUR/ GLORIOUS/ DEAD/ (NAMES)/ 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES) NORTH AND SOUTH FACES: (NAMES) EAST FACE: OUR GLORIOUS DEAD/ 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allison, R
Allwood, G.
Allwood, G.
Appleton, H
Barlow, G W
Bishop, R
Bond, B
Bray, T A
Breedon, A
Breedon, A G
See details for all 72 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 62
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 62
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank
    Order of information: rank,surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 5
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 5
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: height 6000MM
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - Black
Listing information
  • Lowdham 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
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Nottingham Journal - Thursday 14 April 1921 LOWDHAM'S MEMORIAL Bishop of Southwell on War's Sacrifice and Trade Crisis
  • Nottinghamshire Family History Society Vol 78, p17, 1990 Record Series, Monumental Inscriptions, for this memorial and a list of names as recorded is attached.
  • Newark Herald - Saturday 16 April 1921 BISHOP OF SOUTHWELL'S APPEAL AT LOWDHAM. We Want Calmness. War Memorial Unveiled.

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