Retford war memorial.
The United Kingdom National Inventory of War Memorials website lists over 640 entries for WWI memorials in Nottinghamshire:
Fine examples include:
- Memorial Arch, Victoria Embankment, Nottingham (see Images of England website for listed building description and photograph)
- County War Monument outside St Mary’s church, Nottingham (see Southwell & Nottingham Church History Project for full details and transcription)
- Nottingham City Transport war memorial has been moved to the Galleries of Justice (see the press release)
- Nottingham County Council war memorial, Shire Hall/Galleries of Justice (see the Nottinghamshire History website for transcription and photograph)
- Nottingham High School war memorial (see Images of England website for listed building description and photograph)
- War memorial and headstones at the General Cemetery, Nottingham (see Images of England website for listed building description and photograph)
- War memorial, Musters Road, West Bridgford (see Images of England website for listed building description and photograph and David Mellor’s article, The West Bridgford War Memorial in Mellor, D. (ed) Aspects of West Bridgford’s History 2, West Bridgford and District Local History Society, 2007, pp51-76)
- Retford war memorial records 304 dead from World War I and was unveiled on 14th September 1921
“An extensive network of World War I practice trenches and remains of brick and concrete buildings in Clipstone Forest” associated with Clipstone Camp (see the PastScape website for futher information).
A site with phases as a military airfield and as a civilian airfield. The airfield was first constructed as a World War One Training Depot Station, between 1916-1918, opening in 1918. Two pairs of Belfast truss aircraft hangars survive from this period and are Listed Buildings (see the PastScape website for futher information)