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UKNIWM Ref - 27282

The Southwell and Nottingham Church History Project refers to this memorial as 'a free standing cross outside the curtilage of the church. To the east of the church in its own grounds and fronting Church Street is the Ruddington War Memorial, slightly elevated on a series of shallow steps and surmounted with a cross. This column records in Roman lettering ninety names of those who died in both World Wars and one from the war in Korea, and as listed on the war memorials inside St Peter’s. (There are eighty seven names on the memorials inside the church - the names Ernest Barnes and Arthur Page (First World War) and George Beith (Korean War) while honoured as having served, do not appear on the memorials inside.) The memorial was unveiled on 19 May 1923 by the Duke of Portland and the Rev H T Hayman, and sponsored by public subscription. The architect was Colonel Arthur Brewill DSO VD TD and Mr Sutton, the local butcher, provided the site. Its maintenance is the responsibility of Ruddington Parish Council and the Royal British Legion.' Research Rachel Farrand

Memorial location
Names on Memorial

Ernest Barnes - Ernest Barnes

Percy Beevor - Arthur Percy Beevor

Henry Bennett - Henry Bennett

Thomas RC Birkin - Thomas Reginald Chetwynd Birkin

Leonard Bosworth - Leonard Bosworth

William Brown - William Brown

Herbert P Burman - Herbert Peet Burman

Ernest Carter - Ernest Carter

Archibald Chamberlain - Archie Bertie Chamberlain

Arthur Cox - Arthur Cox

William Cripwell - William Cripwell

Benjamin Crosby - Benjamin Crosby

Benjamin Cross - Benjamin Cross

Harold Cross - Harold Cross

Fred Dalby - Frederick Dalby

Harry Dalby - Harry Dalby

Walter Dexter - Walter Dexter

Walter Foster - Walter Francis Foster

Edgar Fox - Edgar William Fox

Samuel Goddard - Samuel Goddard

Arthur Gregg - Arthur Gregg

George Grice - George Grice

Samuel Gunn - Samuel Gunn

Percy Harrison - Percy Harrison

Thomas James Hayward - Thomas James Hayward

Charles Henson - Charles Henson

Francis Joseph Hicking - Francis Joseph Hicking

George Graham Hicking - George Graham Hicking

Lawrence A Hind - Lawrence Arthur Hind

Bertie Hopkinson - Bertie Widdowson Hopkinson

Albert Henry James - Albert Henry James

Frederick James - Frederick James

Christopher Lawson - Christopher Lawson

Edwin Marriott - Edwin Marriott

Frank Raymond Mee - Frank Mee

Ernest Oliver - Ernest Oliver

Tom Oliver - Tom Oliver

Arthur Page - Arthur Page

Frederick Peacock - Fred Peacock

Frederick Peet - Frederick Peet

Telford Peet - Telford Peet

Frank Peet - Frank Peet

Oliver Price - Oliver Price

Arthur Price - Arthur Price

Jack H Price - John Herbert Price

Ebenezer Renshaw - Eben Renshaw

Sidney James Rumsby - Sidney James Rumsby

WH Rumsby - William Henry Rumsby

Samuel Sharpe - Samuel Sharpe

Edgar Squires - Edgar Cumberland Squires

Edward Sutton - Thomas Edward Sutton

George Tongue - John George Tongue

Thomas Ward - Thomas Ward

John Whitworth - John William Whitworth

George Wilford - George Wilford

Alfred C Wilson - Alfred Clarke Wilson

Joseph Wingate - Joseph Wingate

Alfred Wootton - Alfred Leonard Wootton

Richard Wootton - Richard Wootton

John George Wright - John George Wright

Henry Wright - Henry Wright

Photos
  • Photo Murray Biddle -
  • Face of memorial showing inscription,which reads:- 
'Erected to the memory of the men of Ruddington who at the call of KIng and Country left all that was dear to them, faced peril, endured great hardships and gave their own lives, that you and I might live in freedom  1914-1918 
Photo courtesy of Peter Gillings
    Ruddington War memorial - Face of memorial showing inscription,which reads:- 'Erected to the memory of the men of Ruddington who at the call of KIng and Country left all that was dear to them, faced peril, endured great hardships and gave their own lives, that you and I might live in freedom 1914-1918 Photo courtesy of Peter Gillings
  • This face shows 20 names 
B - G who made the ultimate sacrifice 
Photo courtesy of Peter Gillings
    Ruddington Community War memorial - This face shows 20 names B - G who made the ultimate sacrifice Photo courtesy of Peter Gillings
  • This face shows 21 names from  G - P of the men who made the ultimate sacrifice 
Photo courtesy of Peter Gillings
    Ruddington Community war memorial - This face shows 21 names from G - P of the men who made the ultimate sacrifice Photo courtesy of Peter Gillings
  • This face shows 20 names from P - W of the men who made the ultimate sacrifice.
Photo courtesy of Peter Gillings
    Ruddington Community war memorial - This face shows 20 names from P - W of the men who made the ultimate sacrifice. Photo courtesy of Peter Gillings
  • The Ruddington Cross, taken following its revamp in Summer 2014 
Photo courtesy of Peter Gillings
    Ruddington Community war memorial - The Ruddington Cross, taken following its revamp in Summer 2014 Photo courtesy of Peter Gillings