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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Bolsover
Town
Newton
County
Derbyshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 6th September 1920
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
643
Current location

MAIN STREET AND LITTLEMOOR LANE
69 Main Street
Newton
Bolsover
Derbyshire
DE55 5TJ
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 44412 59433
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
WHEEL CROSS ON PLINTH. EACH SIDE OF PLINTH HAS SLATE TABLET WHICH BEARS INSCRIPTION. WHOLE SET IN TRAFFIC ISLAND AND SURROUNDED BY CHAINED POSTS.
Inscription
ERECTED /TO THE MEMORY OF/ THE MEN OF NEWTON/ WHO FELL IN THE / GREAT WAR 1914-1918/ THEY DIED THAT WE MIGHT LIVE./ (NAMES)/ 1939-1945/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adlington, Walter
Allsopp, John W
Buxton, William H
Chapman, Albert
Dickens, William
Dobbs, Albert
Dudley, Isaac
Dunkley, Albert
Elliott, Joseph
England, James
See details for all 30 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 30
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 30
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,decorations
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 10
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 10
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 1524MM, height 3048MM, width 1524MM
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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