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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Rushcliffe
Town
Willoughby On The Wolds
County
Nottinghamshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
27322

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Current location

In the North West Corner
St Mary and All Saints ChurchCHURCH
Church La
Willoughby On The Wolds
Rushcliffe
Nottinghamshire
LE12 6SS
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 634 254
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Oval white marble tablet mounted on an oval red and white marble backboard. Incised black lettering with a Latin cross top centre, and small flower heads carved in relief, bordering the main tablet.
Inscription
IN PROUD AND GRATEFUL REMEMBRANCE/ OF/ (Names)/ HEROES OF THIS PARISH/ GLORIOUSLY IN SELF-SACRIFICING LOVE AND PATRIOTIC LOYALTY/ WERE THEIR LIVES LAID DOWN IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918./ "THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE."/ THIS TABLET WAS ERECTED BY MEMBERS OF THE/ CONGREAGATION AND FRIENDS/ 1919.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Atkinson, Frederick
Atterwell, Harold
Cross, Joseph
Goodacre, Jonathan
Goodacre, Joseph William
Nixon, John
Smith, Albert
Woodford, Thomas Cyril
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,forename,age of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - White
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
Listing information
  • CHURCH OF ST MARY AND ALL SAINTS
  • Grade I
  • 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
Sponsorship
Other
Reference
  • Council or Committee Minutes 4 June 1919 Committee decisions

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