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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
Gedling
Town
Colwick, Nottingham
County
Nottinghamshire
Country
England
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 14th November 2010
    Attended by:
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
69885

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Current location

The memorial is located outside the front of the church
St John the Baptist Church
Vale Road
Colwick
Nottingham
Gedling
Nottinghamshire
NG4 2DU
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 61087 40184
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
A white stone obelisk mounted on a square plinth, with a carved stone laurel wreath central on the 6 o clock face with engraved inscription located underneath. Carved inscriptions into the stone also feature on the 9 o clock and 3 o clock faces of the memorial.
Inscription
3 o clock face: In Grateful Remembrance/ of the people of Colwick/ who gave their lives/ in times of conflict/ so others may live in peace 6 o clock face: They shall grow not old/ as we that are left grow old/ Age shall not weary them/ nor the years condemn/ At the going down of the sun/ and in the morning/ we will remember them 9 o clock face: When You Go Home/ Tell Them of Us and Say/ For Their Tomorrow/ We Gave out Today
Inscription legible?
yes
Components
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: depth c.360mm, height c.2400mm, width c.360mm
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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