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Marble tablet giving details of the fallen of both Linby and Papplewick villages.  Note: there is an identical memorial tablet in Linby St Michael's Church. Photograph Rachel Farrand (July 2011)

UKNIWM Ref - 27023

St James' Church, Papplewick, Nottinghamshire, NG15 8FE. St James is now a united benfice with St Michael, Linby. Marble tablet giving details of the fallen of both Linby and Papplewick villages. There is an identical tablet in St Michael's Church at Linby. An article was published in the Mansfield Advertiser, 9 September 1921, describing the unveiling of the parish's war memorial, ‘Papplewick tribute to the Fallen: The little church of Papplewick was well filled on Sunday afternoon when Canon TG Barber (vicar of Hucknall) dedicated the alabaster tablet erected in memory of the fallen parishioners attached to Linby cum Papplewick. The Rev AS Reid (rector) also took part in the service in the course of which floral tributes were placed near the tablet by relations of the fallen soldiers' Source: Nottinghamshire Archives Ref 90.2, ‘A place like Papplewick’ (Vols 1-17). Vol. 16 Chronological and Miscellanea, 1334-1951, CJ Womble, 2002.

Memorial location
Names on Memorial

John Herbert Askew - John Herbert Askew

Harold Bass - Harold Bass

Edward James Baxter - Edward James Baxter

Alec George Cranswick - George Alec Cranswick

William Leslie Gray - William Leslie Gray

Charles Haywood - Charles Harold Haywood

James Johnson - James Johnson

Frederick Henry Pates - Frederick Henry Pates

George Vincent - George Vincent

Herbert Webster - Herbert Webster

William Harold Weston - William Harold Weston

Oliver Whiting - Oliver Whiting

Photos
  • Marble tablet giving details of the fallen of both Linby and Papplewick villages.  Note: there is an identical memorial tablet in Linby St Michael's Church. Photograph Rachel Farrand (July 2011)
    Papplewick - St James' Church - Marble tablet giving details of the fallen of both Linby and Papplewick villages. Note: there is an identical memorial tablet in Linby St Michael's Church. Photograph Rachel Farrand (July 2011)
  • Photo showing St James' Church at Papplewick courtesy of Peter Gillings
    Papplewick - St James' Church - Photo showing St James' Church at Papplewick courtesy of Peter Gillings