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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cenotaph
District
Ashfield
Town
Hucknall
County
Nottinghamshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Palestine (1918-1948), Cyprus Emergency (1955-1959), Malayan Emergency (1948-1960), Afghanistan (2001-2014)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 03rd Sept 1922
    Attended by: Brig Gen Sir Joseph Frederick Laycock KCMG DSO TD
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
58983
Current location

Opposite junction with Storth Ave.
Titchfield Park
Park Dr
Hucknall
Ashfield
Nottinghamshire
NG15 7LU
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 53610 48539
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
A Portland stone cenotaph with moulded base and Greek key capital; bronze cross and plaque on 6 o'clock face; bronze plaque on 12 o'clock face; rectangular three-stepped base of ashlar and sandstone paving. Surrounding square paved area has square pillars at each corner with eight bronze plaques containing names, and ten intermediate bollards connected by oval linked chain. Recently a further marble plaque has been added giving details of those who died in the Second World War and in 2010 a further marble plaque showing those who have died in conflicts since 1918. In 2012 another marble plaque was added, which contains the names of a further 101 of men who died during the 'Great War' not on the original cenotaph plaques.
Inscription
In memory of the sailors and soldiers of Hucknall who gave their lives in the Great War 1914 - 1918
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adlard, Arthur
Allcock, Harry H
Allcock, Ted
Allcock, William
Allen, A
Allen, Arthur
Allen, E
Allen, George
Allen, G W
Allen, R
See details for all 555 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 389
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 389
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname and initial or first name
    Order of information: Surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 162
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 162
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname and initial
    Order of information: Alphabetically
  • Palestine (1918-1948)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname and initial
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Cyprus Emergency (1955-1959)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname and initial
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Malayan Emergency (1948-1960)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname and initial
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Afghanistan (2001-2014)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname and initial
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cenotaph
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Portland
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Pillar
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Portland
  • Plaques
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
  • HUCKNALL 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
2004: Restored 2005: Missing plaque replaced. 2010 Two further marble plaques added 2012 A further marble plaque added which shows the names of 101 men who had been died as a result of the 'Great War' but had been omitted from the original plaques.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Corporate
Responsibility
Ashfield District Council

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