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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Rushcliffe
Town
Plumtree
County
Nottinghamshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), First World War - civilians
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 9 January 1921
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
  • Rededicated
    Date: 29 July 2014
    Attended by: Undefined
  • Dedicated
    Date: 9 January 1921
    Attended by: ARCHDEACON OF NOTTINGHAM
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
27268
Current location

High ground near the West Gate to the Churchyard.
St Mary the Virgin Church
Church Hill
Plumtree
Rushcliffe
Nottinghamshire
NG12 5ND
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 615 331
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Celtic cross surmounting a rhomboid plinth and three stepped base. West face has a sword in bas relief, and the plinth is inscribed with the names for the First World War. South face of plinth has the names for the Second World War followed by an additional Great War name
Inscription
East Side: HALLOWED BE THE MEMORY OF THE MEN OF THIS PARISH WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR, 1914 - 1919/ (Names)/ THE VICTOR HEROES REST IN MANY LANDS BUT HERE THE SYMBOL OF THEIR GLORY STANDS North Side: 1939 -1945/ (Names) / ALSO 1914-1919 / (Name)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Astill, Ernest
Banting, Gareth Bernard
Barlow, Gerald
Braisby, Frank M
Cooper, John W
Cooper, Joseph
Costall, Frank
Cutler, Bryant A
Darby, John
Davis, Robert
See details for all 23 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 18
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 18
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,regiment,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename,regiment
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 4
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 4
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank,regiment,forename
    Order of information: forename,rank,regiment
  • First World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height 4000mm
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
Condition
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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© WMR-27268

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