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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Newark And Sherwood
Town
Bleasby
County
Nottinghamshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
S Drake & Co
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
64225
Current location

Mounted on exterior of wall
Bleasby Village Hall (Former Village School)
Gypsy Lane
Bleasby
Newark And Sherwood
Nottinghamshire
NH14 7GG
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 718 487
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Slate tablet with inscription in incised white lettering. Mounted on a stone backboard with a scrolled pediment and surmounting a plain sill.
Inscription
TO COMMEMORATE THE MEN OF BLEASBY AND/ HALLOUGHTON PARISHES WHO FOUGHT IN THE/ GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918/ (Names)/ THESE HAVE SERVED THEIR COUNTRY AND/ EARNED THEIR COUNTRYS GRATITUDE
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 36
    Served and returned: 36
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: depth 4mm, height 85mm, width 59mm
    Materials: Slate
  • Backboard
    Measurements: depth 6mm, height 130mm, width 87mm
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
History
1980s: letters had become very eroded and were recut by Norman Douglas, stonemason of Lowdham, Notts.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Bleasby Village Hall Management Committee
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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