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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
Erewash
Town
Stanley
County
Derbyshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 12 November 1954
    Attended by: REV W G COOK
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
14235
Current location

Station Rd
Stanley
Erewash
Derbyshire
DE7 6FL
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 41896 40367
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Polished granite obelisk and pedestal with white marble tablet set in 6 o'clock face of two-stepped concrete base. Inscription in black inlaid upright capital block lettering on 6 o'clock face of pedestal and on tablet. Victors' wreath in relief at foot of obelisk.
Inscription
Pedestal: TO/ THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN GRATEFUL MEMORY/ OF THE MEN OF THIS VILLAGE/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1919/ (Names)/ "HEROES ALL, FOR US THEY DIED" Step: WORLD WAR 1939 - 1945/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Costall, R
Davis, A
Davis, T
Durwo, W
Harris, Albert
Hemstock, Trevase Arthur
James, J W
Martin, Desmond
Morgan, G H
Sarson, George Arthur
See details for all 10 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 6
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 6
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 4
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 4
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: depth 380mm, height 2200mm, width 380mm
    Materials: Granite
  • Pedestal
    Measurements: depth 750mm, height 800mm, width 750mm
    Materials: Granite
  • Steps
    Measurements: depth 1700mm, height 650mm, width 1700mm
    Materials: Concrete
  • Tablet
    Measurements: depth c 30mm, height c 250mm, width c 750mm
    Materials: Marble - White
Listing information
  • Stanley and Stanley Common Parish War Memorial
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
History
2009: Concrete base (Lower) restored April by Stanley & Stanley Common Parish Council. Work to replace missing lettering still outstanding but understood to be in hand.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Stanley & Stanley Common Parish Council
Reference
  • Council or Committee Minutes 1951

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