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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Nottingham
Town
Lenton
County
Nottinghamshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
29
Current location

Church Street And Sherwin Road
Lenton
Nottingham
Nottinghamshire
NG7 2FB
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 55290 39093
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
METAL CROSS WITH SUNBURST CARVING SURMOUNTS CORINTHIAN COLUMN OF PORTLAND STONE. COLUMN STANDS ON SQUARE-SET STONE BASE AND BEARS PLAQUES IN EACH SIDE WITH INSCRIPTION AND NAMES.
Inscription
On cross: TO THE GLORIOUS AND UNDYING MEMORY OF THE/ MEN OF LENTON / WHOSE NAMES ARE HERETO AFFIXED WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES FOR/ THEIR COUNTY'S HONOUR AND FREEDOM IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918/ THIS MEMORIAL IS ERECTED BY THE INHABITANTS OF LENTON 1919/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adams, W E
Allen, Leonard V
Allgood, A J
Allport, Lawrence
Allsop, Herbert
Andrews, James
Arrowsmith, S F
Attenborough, Harry
Attewell, Leslie G
Attewell, Neville O J
See details for all 287 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 287
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 287
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,regiment
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height 7500MM
    Materials: Metal
  • Base
    Measurements: height 2000MM, width 2000MM
    Materials: Stone - Portland
  • Plaques
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
Listing information
  • Lenton War Memorial, adjacent to The Albert Ball Memorial Homes
  • 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
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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