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Memorial details

Memorial type
Church Fabric / Fitting: Organ or organ part
District
Broxtowe
Town
Beeston
County
Nottinghamshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 03rd April 1921
    Attended by: COL SIR DENNIS BAYLEY KBE DL
  • Dedicated
    Date: 03rd April 1921
    Attended by: ARCHDEACON OF NOTTINGHAM
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
27232
Current location

ST JOHN THE BAPTIST CHURCH
Church St
Beeston
Broxtowe
Nottinghamshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 527 367
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Five bronze plaques set into carved wooden ogee arches in the organ sconce.
Inscription
A.M.D.G./ IN PROUD MEMORY/ OF THOSE HERE RECORDED/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES ON/ ACTIVE SERVICE IN THE/ GREAT WAR, 1914-19/ AND OF ALL WHO MADE/ SACRIFICE THEN FOR THE/ LIBERTIES AND HONOUR/ OF OUR MOTHERLAND./ "AND THEY SHALL BE MINE,/ SAYETH THE LORD OF HOSTS,/ IN THAT DAY WHEN I MAKE UP MY JEWELS/ (ON OUTER PLAQUES): (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Abell, J P
Aby, J W
Adcock, F
Adcock, R
Alsop, P D
Aram, W
Armitage, F B
Armitage, S R
Ashton, H
Austin, C H
See details for all 269 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 269
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 269
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment,decorations
    Order of information: regiment,rank
Components
  • Plaques
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Screen
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
Listing information
  • CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST
  • 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
Costs

Site: £650
Comments: £450 for plaques

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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