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Photo taken by Peter Gillings

UKNIWM Ref - 38748

Memorial broken column, unveiled 21st September 1920 by Mr W. Chapman J.P. (Chairman of East Markham Parish Council), dedication by Rev. J.O. Crosse (Vicar of East Markham), designed and made by Sharpe & Hoggard (of Retford), paid for and designed by Mr Henry Cowlishaw and erected on land donated by Mrs Drinkwater (of Island Cottage) Historic information source(s): Retford Times, 24th September 1920. Dedication: 'This monument is erected to the glory of God and in grateful memory of those from this parish who fell in the Great War 1914 – 1918'. Also on the memorial is the inscription, 'Erected by Henry Cowlishaw Esq. of this parish.' The names of those who died in the Second World War and in Korea (1953) have been added to the memorial. The memorial is listed (487888).

Memorial location
Names on Memorial

Herbert Booth - Herbert Booth

Benjamin Clements - Benjamin Clements

Frederick Cronk - Frederick William Mallard Cronk

Bertram Fletcher - Bertram Fletcher

John Richard Fox - John Richard Fox

George Henry Glasby - George Henry Glasby

George Cecil Hempsall - George Cecil Hempsall

John William Hempsall - John William Hempsall

Frank Hill - Frank Hill

George Stanley King - George Stanley King

Thomas Manuell - Thomas Manuell

George William Moore - George William Moore

Thomas Mumby - Thomas Mumby

Samual Fordham Osborn - Samuel Fordham Osborn

Kenneth Markham Rose - Kenneth Markham Rose

James Scott - James Scott

Stanley Priestley Slack - Stanley Priestley Slack

William Slack - George William Slack

Thomas Townrow - Thomas Townrow

Walter Widdowson - Charles Walter Widdowson

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    East Markham broken cross - Photo taken by Peter Gillings
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