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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Newark And Sherwood
Town
South Scarle
County
Nottinghamshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
MESSRS G MAILE & SON LTD (Manufacturer)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
27407
Current location

St Helenas Church
Main St
South Scarle
Newark And Sherwood
Nottinghamshire
NG23 7JH
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 848 641
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Plain rectangular brass plaque mounted onto a wooden backboard. Incised inscription in red and black painted lettering.
Inscription
To the Glory of God and in loving Memory of/ the Men of South Scarle/ who fell in the Great War 1914 - 1919/ (Names)/ Greater love hath no man than this/ that a man lay down his life for his friends
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Colton, Michael Herdbert Edmonds
Colton, Stanley Edmonds
Harness, John Henry
Thorpe, Ernest Wright
See details for all 4 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 4
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 4
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment,place of death,forename,decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 450mm, width 750mm
    Materials: Brass
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
  • CHURCH OF ST HELEN
  • 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

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