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Memorial details

Memorial type
Pillar / Column
District
Ashfield
Town
Kirkby In Ashfield
County
Nottinghamshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Northern Ireland Conflict; The Troubles (1969-1998)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
58949
Current location

Western side of road.
Kirkby Cemetery
Kingsway
Kirkby In Ashfield
Ashfield
Nottinghamshire
NG17 7FJ
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 50809 55419
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Cross-pedimented corniced rectangular granite pillar on plinth and three stepped square base; north and the south faces have projecting panels with hipped tops and scroll bases; inscriptions inlaid in upright capital block lettering.
Inscription
6 o'clock face: TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN/ GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THOSE HERE/ RECORDED WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES ON/ ACTIVE SERVICE IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918/ THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE/ (Names)/ ERECTED BY PUBLIC SUBSCRIPTION/ 1939 - 1945/ Names) 9 o'clock face (Names)/ 1939-1945/ (Names) 12 o'clock face: (Names)/ 1939 - 1945/ (Names 3 o'clock face: (Names)/ 1939-1945/ (Names)/ NORTHERN IRELAND/ (Name)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Meredith, J
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 245
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 245
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment
    Order of information: regiment,surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 72
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 72
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment
    Order of information: regiment,surname
  • Northern Ireland Conflict; The Troubles (1969-1998)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,year died,regiment
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Pillar
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • WAR MEMORIAL AND BOUNDARY WALL
  • 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
2001: Some letters were worn or damaged.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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