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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Newark And Sherwood
Town
Morton
County
Nottinghamshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 09th November 1947
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
27231
Current location

IN THE SOUTH EAST CORNER OF THE CHURCH
ST DENIS CHURCH
Morton
Newark And Sherwood
Nottinghamshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 727 514
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Nowy headed white marble tablet with inscription in black lettering. Wreath and ribbon carved in relief at the top centre of the tablet.
Inscription
1914/ 1919/ TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN GRATEFUL/ AND HONOURED MEMORY OF/ (NAMES)/ WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES IN THE/ GREAT WARS 1914 - 1919. 1939 - 1945./ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Cox, S
Foster, F
Gilliat, C
Jarvis, C
Smith, L
Voce, C W
Waller, J C
Willows, C
See details for all 8 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 8
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 8
    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,rank,decorations
    Order of information: rank,decorations
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
Listing information
  • CHURCH OF ST DENIS
  • 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
1947: PART OF THE INSCRIPTION WAS ERASED TO ALLOW FOR THE ADDITION OF WW2 INSCRIPTION AND NAMES
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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