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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Gedling
Town
Colwick
County
Nottinghamshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
38756

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Current location

St. John the Baptist Church
Junction of Rectory Road and Vale Road
Colwick
Gedling
Nottinghamshire
NG4 2DU
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 61107 40183
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Rectangular grey plaque mounted on a wooden backboard with lettering in white.
Inscription
IN GRATEFUL REMEMBRANCE OF MEN OF THIS PARISH/ WHO MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE IN THE 2ND WORLD WAR 1939-1945/ (Names)/ THEY GAVE THEIR LIVES THAT WE MIGHT BE FREE
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Blockley, B
Harrison, N M
Holt, R E
Marriott, H
Morgan, G
Nairn, George Mcdonald
Russell, A E
See details for all 7 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 7
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 7
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, initial, surname, regiment
    Order of information: Alphabetical by surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 280mm, width 650mm
    Materials: Metal
  • Backboard
    Measurements: height 310mm, width 670mm
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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