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Memorial details

Memorial type
Serviceman / Servicewoman
District
Boothferry
Town
Haxey
County
Humberside
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
MESSRS BEATTIE & CO (Sculptor)
MR HENRY GILDING (Sponsor)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 13th July 1928
    Attended by: LADY ILIFFE
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
34770
Current location

Village Crossroads
former site of pond
Intersection of Low St.
E. Lound St. and Epworth Rd
Haxey
Boothferry
Humberside
DN9 2LE
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 77667 99753
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Figure of a soldier with head bowed and rifle reversed, on rectangular plinth and square three stepped base. It is sourrounded by a white metal fence anchored on stone supports on corners. The base of the statue is engraved in black block lettering on all four sides.
Inscription
West Face: 1914 - 1918 / IN HONOUR / OF THE MEN / OF THE PARISH OF / HAXEY / WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES / FOR KING AND COUNTRY / IN THE / GREAT WAR / ERECTED BY / HENRY GILDING JP / LATE OF THIS PARISH West Face, Plinth: 1939-1945/ [Names] South Face: HAXEY/ [Names] North Face: WESTWOODSIDE/ [Names] East Face: IN HONOUR / OF THE MEN / OF THE PARISH OF / HAXEY / WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES / FOR KING AND COUNTRY / IN THE / GREAT WAR / ERECTED BY / HENRY GILDING JP / LATE OF THIS PARISH
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Atack, J
Atkinson, H
Baines, E
Bartle, C S
Beedham, A L
Belk, E
Burrell, N
Clark, A
Coggan, H
Cooling, H
See details for all 48 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 43
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 43
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, rank, regiment, year of death
    Order of information: Year of Death
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 5
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 5
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, rank, regiment, year of death
    Order of information: Year of Death
Components
  • Figure
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
  • Haxey and Westwoodside War Memorial
  • 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
History
2011: Features of figure stable. 1989: Detail of face eroded. Surrounding railings damaged by car impact in the same year.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
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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