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Memorial details

Memorial type
Composite
District
Nottingham
Town
Nottingham
County
Nottinghamshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
69946

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Current location

On island at junction of Woodthorpe Drive and Plains Road
Woodthorpe Drive
Nottingham
Nottingham
Nottinghamshire
NG3 5JL
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 58962 43257
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Memorial with enclosing wall and railing. Memorial has a tapered round shaft with four tall buttresses, topped with a pinnacle. Also featured is an octagonal pedestal with bronze plaques. The memorial is set in Portland stone paving. There is an octagonal boundary wall with two cast-iron gates and four lengths of cast-iron railing. There are a total of seven bronze plaques affixed to the memorial , the first world war plaques of which there are four include the inscription on one and three more which contain the names. The second world war has three further plaques one containing the inscription and two containing the names.
Inscription
First World War :- ERECTED BY VOLUNTARY/ SUBSCRIPTIONS IN MEMORY/ OF THOSE WHO FELL IN THE/ GREAT WAR 1914-1919/ REMEMBER WITH THANKSGIVING/ THE TRUE AND FAITHFUL MEN/ WHO IN THESE YEARS OF WAR/ WENT FORTH FROM THIS PARISH/ FOR GOD AND RIGHT./ THE NAMES OF THOSE WHO/ RETURN NOT AGAIN ARE HERE/ INSCRIBED TO BE HONOURED/ FOR EVERMORE./ (Names) Second World War ALSO IN MEMORY OF THOSE/ INSCRIBED ON EITHER SIDE WHO/ GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE WORLD WAR/ 1939-1945/ THEY SHALL NOT GROW 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.(names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Aked, G
Alborough, G J
Allchome, C T
Allen, A
Appleby, D
Appleby, S D
Armitage, S
Bamkin, W D
Barber, G
Barrett, H R
See details for all 156 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 86
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 86
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, initial
    Order of information: Alphabetical by surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 70
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 70
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, initial
    Order of information: Alphabetical by surname
Components
  • Plaques
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Pedestal
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • WAR MEMORIAL AT JUNCTION WITH WOODTHORPE DRIVE
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
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  • Historic England
Condition
History
Memorial was restored in 1990
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
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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