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Cemetery, Gringley on the Hill. Photograph Peter Gillings.

UKNIWM Ref - 68249

Gringley on the Hill Cemetery, Cemetery Road, Gringley on the Hill, Nottinghamshire DN10 4QY. Memorial cross unveiled 20th November 1920 by the Duke of Portland and dedicated by Rev. S. Howard Hayward, vicar of Gringley on the Hill. Designed and constructed by Sharpe & Hoggard of Retford; cost £155. Description: Octagonal stepped base surmounted by octagonal plinth with cross above featuring carved 'sword of liberty'; Portland stone; inscription on plinth in black lettering, which reads: “Lest we forget. To the glorious and everlasting memory of the young men of this parish who gave their lives for their country in the Great War 1914- 1918 (names)” and “Also the World War 1939-1945 (names)." Historic information source(s): Retford Times, 26th November 1920 & 31st December 1920

Memorial location
Names on Memorial

G.H. Antcliffe - George Henry Antcliff

A H Beech - Arthur Henry Beech

W Brown - William Ruyal Brown

N W Dixon - Neville Wilburn Dixon

P W Drake - Percy William Drakes

J Goodacre - James Edward Goodacre

J A Green - James Arthur Green

W H Hardy - William Henry Hardy

G H Lill - George Harborough Lill

G Lindley - George Lindley

A Marriott - Albert Girken Marriott

G Milner - George Milner

C Moody - Clarence James Moody

W Nelson - John William Nelson

G North - George North

F Riley - Fred Riley

A E Scrafield - Alfred Ernest Scrafield

W J Scruton - William John Scruton

C H Smith - Charles Henry Smith

T Styring - Thomas Styring

W Taylor - William Edmund Taylor

F Thompson - Frank Thompson

C Wagstaff - Charles Henry Wagstaff

T G Walker - Thomas Garner Walker

Photos
  • Cemetery, Gringley on the Hill. Photograph Peter Gillings.
    Gringley on the Hill memorial - Cemetery, Gringley on the Hill. Photograph Peter Gillings.
  • Names A-H and L-R. Photograph Peter Gillings
    Gringley on the Hill memorial - Names A-H and L-R. Photograph Peter Gillings
  • Names L-R and S-W. Photograph Peter Gillings
    Gringley on the Hill memorial - Names L-R and S-W. Photograph Peter Gillings
  • WW2 (four names). Photograph Peter Gillings
    Gringley on the Hill nemorial - WW2 (four names). Photograph Peter Gillings
  • Three lights stained glass window which commemorates those who died and those who served and returned. It depicts Christ, St Michael and St George. Dedication: 'To the greater glory of God, the Giver of Victory and Peace and in honoured memory of those who gave their lives in the Great War 1914-1918 and in gratitude for those who returned in safety this window is dedicated on the eve of All Saints, 1920.'
    Gringley on the Hill St Peter & Paul - memorial window - Three lights stained glass window which commemorates those who died and those who served and returned. It depicts Christ, St Michael and St George. Dedication: 'To the greater glory of God, the Giver of Victory and Peace and in honoured memory of those who gave their lives in the Great War 1914-1918 and in gratitude for those who returned in safety this window is dedicated on the eve of All Saints, 1920.'
  • Inscription across three lights.  Photograph Peter Gillings
    Gringley on the Hill St Peter & St Paul - memorial window - Inscription across three lights. Photograph Peter Gillings