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Memorial details

Memorial type
Shrine
District
Newark And Sherwood
Town
Ossington
County
Nottinghamshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
Messrs Smith and Son, builders, undertakers and stonemasons of Millgate (Builder)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 6 March 1920
    Attended by:
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
68379

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Current location

Road side
Main Street/ Ossington Road
Ossington
Newark And Sherwood
Nottinghamshire
NG23 6LJ
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 75710 64715
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Chamfered square plinth with recessed inscribed panels on three sides. Above is a gabled shrine containg a wooden crucifix.
Inscription
THANKS BE TO GOD WHO GIVETH US THE VICTORY/ 1914 THE GREAT WAR 1918/ (Names).
Inscription legible?
no
Names on memorial
Brown, Evelyn
Brown, George
Brown, John
Corn, John
Denison, W F Evelyn
Drabble, Albert
Drabble, Sam
Drabble, William
Fox, Francis
Fox, Walter
See details for all 31 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 31
    Served and returned: 21
    Died: 10
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname.
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Shrine
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Clipsham
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Clipsham
Listing information
  • 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
2019: Conservation and refurbishment of memorial carried out with the aid of a £2,350 War Memorials Trust Grant- work was cleaning and lime mortar repointing as well as deepening and sharpening lettering.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Ossington Parish Meeting
Reference
  • War Memorials Trust Bulletin 84, February 2020

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