Originally two crosses, one had to be destroyed because of woodworm.
Location: Holy Rood Church, Ossington, Newark, Nottinghamshire NG23 6LH
Details on Cross:
28802 PTE H HOLT
7TH SHERWOOD FORESTERS
KILLED IN ACTION 22.2.18
Lady Elinor Denison brought back to Ossington the battlefield crosses from the graves of both her son, Lieutenant William Frank Evelyn Denison, and Private Harry Holt. The crosses were installed in the church but that of Lt Denison’s became severely damaged by woodworm and was removed and destroyed along with the panelling to which it had been attached. from (Nottingham County Council website with thanks weblink)
Service No: 28802
Date of Death: 22/02/1918
Regiment/Service: Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment) “B” Coy. 7th Bn.
Grave Reference: G. 24.
Cemetery: ST. LEGER BRITISH CEMETERY
Additional Information: Son of John and Hannah Holt, of Ossington, Newark, Notts.
Photograph courtesy of Nottingham War memorial survey and Nottingham County Council.