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Memorial details

Memorial type
Composite
District
Gedling
Town
Clifton
County
Nottinghamshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Iraq War (2003-2011), Afghanistan (2001-2014)
Maker
Ernest Smith (Stone Carver)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 18 April 2010
    Attended by: RELATIVES/FRIENDS OF THE FALLEN
  • Opened
    Date: 11 November 2010
    Attended by: RELATIVES/FRIENDS OF THE FALLEN
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
61797
Current location

Clifton Library
Southchurch Drive
Clifton
Gedling
Nottinghamshire
NG11 8AB
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 554 343
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Black plinth mounted by sculpture of four hands holding a globe. Tablets with incised inscriptions inset into sides of plinth. Enclosed by walled garden.
Inscription
12 O'Clock face: TO/ THE/ MEMORY/ OF/ LANCE/ CORPORAL/ KIERON HILL/ 18th APRIL 1989/ TO/ 28th MAY 2009 3 O'Clock face: LEST WE/ FORGET/ WHEN YOU GO/ HOME/ TELL THEM OF/ US AND SAY/ FOR YOUR/ TOMORROW/ WE GAVE OUR/ TODAY/ WE WILL/ REMEMBER/ THEM 6 O'Clock face: ERECTED/ BY THE/ PEOPLE/ OF CLIFTON/ TO/ REMEMBER/ OUR/ HEROES 9 O'Clock face: (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allen, Frederick S
Bilbie, Frank
Bilbie, Fred
Blackwell, Ernest H
Bradley, James
Gervase, Bruce
Hill, Kieron
Jones, David
Reckless, Cecil
Reckless, Joseph
See details for all 12 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 10
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 10
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Iraq War (2003-2011)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,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,age of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Sculpture
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
  • Plinth
    Measurements: depth 780mm, height 1510mm, width 780mm
    Materials: Undefined
  • Garden
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Wall
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brick
  • Plaques
    Measurements: depth inset, height 765mm, width 390mm
    Materials: Granite - Black
Listing information
Condition
History
2010, November: Opening of garden 2010, September-November: Addition of walled garden surrounding memorial
Costs

Comments: Nottingham City Council donated £2000 while private and public subscriptions provided the rest. £1000 was raised by a bungee jump arranged at Clifton Bridge Pub.
Memorial: £20000

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Corporate,private,public,other
Reference

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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© WMR-61797

For queries, please contact memorials@iwm.org.uk.