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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Erewash
Town
West Hallam
County
Derbyshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Rededicated
    Date: 7 October 2007
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
14244
Current location

At the junction with St Wilfrids Rd
near the entrance to St Wilfrids Church.
Beech Lane
West Hallam
Erewash
Derbyshire
DE7 6GR
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 43246 41221
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Memorial in storage

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
  • Silver Jubilee Club (demolished)
    Station Rd
    West Hallam
    Erewash
    Derbyshire
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SK 430 410
    Denomination: Undefined
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Description
A tablet with sandstone frame mounted on a stone wall. The tablet comprises white marble tiles with the inscription and names painted onto them in upright roman lettering, the heading in capitals, the remainder in sentence case. The moulded sandstone frame has a cornice and pediment at the head with a laurel a wreath at the centre. The whole is mounted on a sandstone ashlar wall with a sandstone base.
Inscription
MAPPERLEY COLLIERIES/ ROLL OF HONOUR OF THOSE WHO HAVE GIVEN/ THEIR LIVES FOR KING AND COUNTRY IN/ THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1919/ (Names)/ "I expect to pass through this world but once. If, therefore, there/ is any good thing that I can do, or any kindness I can show my/ fellow-men, Let Me Do It Now. Let me not defer, nor neglect it, for/ I shall not pass this way again."
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adcock, James
Antcliffe, Alfred
Aram, James
Athorn, George
Attenborough, Arthur
Attenborough, Fred
Attenborough, Thomas
Blunt, Duncan Hamilton
Chapman, Albert
Checkland, Montmorency B
See details for all 66 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 66
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 66
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: depth -, height 1100mm, width 680mm
    Materials: Marble
  • Frame
    Measurements: depth 195mm, height 2000mm, width 1085mm
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
  • Wall
    Measurements: depth 240mm, height 1530mm, width 1420mm
    Materials: Stone - Ashlar
  • Base
    Measurements: depth 400mm, height 160mm, width 1500mm
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
Listing information
Condition
History
2007 Re-erected at current location. 2005 Removed from previous site and placed into storage. c1920 Erected at Station Rd.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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