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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Newark And Sherwood
Town
Newark
County
Nottinghamshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 17th October 1920
    Attended by: Mr D. Harwood (Postmaster) and Mr E. Stray (of the clerical staff)
  • Dedicated
    Date: 17th October 1920
    Attended by: Rev. A. Parkinson (Vicar of St. Leonard's) assisted by the Rev, F. C. Parkinson (London Road Congregational Church)
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WM Reference
38250

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Current location

Newark Post Office
11 Paxtons Court
Newark
Newark And Sherwood
Nottinghamshire
NG24 1DH
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 79827 54090
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Post Office
    Kirkgate
    Newark-on-Trent
    Newark And Sherwood
    Nottinghamshire
    NG24 1DH
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SK 79841 54085
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Brass Plaque on wooden backboard
Inscription
IN HONOURED MEMORY OF/ THE MEMBERS OF THE POSTAL/ STAFF WHO FELL IN THE/ GREAT WAR 1914 - 1919./ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Andrew, Albert
Graves, Percy
Gumsley, William
Hogg, Charles H K
Preston, Thomas E
Scraton, Robert
Statham, Charles W
Theaker, William H
Wilkinson, William
See details for all 9 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 9
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 9
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: forename, surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Backboard
    Measurements: height 200 MM, width 260 MM
    Materials: Wood
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 170 MM, width 220 MM
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Royal Mail
Reference
  • Newark Herald - Saturday 23 October 1920 NEWARK POST OFFICE MEMORIAL TABLET. Impressive Unveiling Service

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