Buxton

WM reference
1471
Memorial type
Lost
No
Town
County
District
Subject/Period
Creator
Ceremony
  • Unveiled : 18th September 1920
Current location

THE SLOPES
The Slopes
Buxton
High Peak
Derbyshire
England
OS Grid Ref.: SK 060 730
Denomination: Undefined

Description

TALL OBELISK WITH CARVING OF WINGED VICTORY CARVED ANGEL HOLDS SWORD AND LAUREL WREATH

Inscription

BUXTON WAR MEMORIAL / LIST OF BUXTON FALLEN / (NAMES)

Inscription legible?

Yes

Names on memorial

None recorded

Subject/Period

First World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial: 314
Served and returned: Undefined
Died: 314
Exact count: no
Information shown: Undefined
Order of information: Undefined

Subject/Period

Second World War (1939-1945)
Total names on memorial: 70
Served and returned: Undefined
Died: 70
Exact count: no
Information shown: Undefined
Order of information: Undefined

Component

Obelisk
Condition: Good
Measurements: Undefined
Materials: Stone - Sandstone
Listed?: No

Component

Figure
Condition: Good
Measurements:
Materials: Bronze
Listed?: No

Ceremony

Unveiled
Date: 18th September 1920
Attended by: LIEUT GENERAL SIR IVOR MAXSE KCB CVO DSO

Costs

Site: Unknown or N/A
Memorial: £3000
Comments: None

Trust fund/Scholarship

No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

Sponsorship

Unknown or N/A
Details: Unknown or N/A

Responsibility of

Unknown or N/A

Reference

Carter Postcard Collection

Reference

Other website http://www.militaryimages.net/photopost/world-war-1-2c-2-war-memorials-and-commemorative-memorials/p55914-buxton-war-memorial-2c-derbyshire.html

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