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Memorial details

Memorial type
Pillar / Column
District
Newark And Sherwood
Town
Blidworth
County
Nottinghamshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Northern Ireland Conflict; The Troubles (1969-1998), Afghanistan (2001-2014)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 3 November 2007
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
  • Dedicated
    Date: 3 November 2007
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
58997

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Current location

Junction with Beck La
Roadside
Main St (b6020)
Blidworth
Newark And Sherwood
Nottinghamshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 590 557
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
An ashlar stone pillar with gable top and copings; steel plates within recesses on each side; inscription in upright capital roman lettering coloured black.
Inscription
6 o'clock face: REMEMBERED IN SILENCE/ (...)/ (Names) 12 o'clock face: LEST WE FORGET/ 1939-1945 BLIDWORTH PARISH MEMORIAL/ (Names)/ NORTHERN IRELAND/ (Name)/ AFGHANISTAN/ (Name) (Some wording inknown)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 44
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 44
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,year died,regiment,forename
    Order of information: year died
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 27
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 27
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,year died,forename,relationships
    Order of information: year died
  • Northern Ireland Conflict; The Troubles (1969-1998)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,year died,regiment,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Afghanistan (2001-2014)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,year died,regiment,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Pillar
    Measurements: height 1650mm
    Materials: Stone
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stainless Steel
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Other
Reference

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