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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Derby
Town
Derby
County
Derbyshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
W Gadsby & Co (Sculptor)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1919
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
  • Dedicated
    Date: 1 July 1920
    Attended by: Archdeacon of Derby
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1 July 1920
    Attended by: Lt Col G A Lewis CMG TD
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
14251
Current location

Serbian Orthodox Church of the Apostles St Peter and St Paul
Normanton Rd
Derby
Derby
Derbyshire
DE1 2GP
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 351 356
Denomination: Orthodox

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Description
A Sicilian marble tablet divided into three parts by columns and surmounted by an alabaster frame with a foliate design in relief at the head.
Inscription
TO/ THE GLORY/ OF GOD AND/ TO THE SACRED/ MEMORY OF THE/ MEN OF THIS CHURCH/ AND PARISH WHO GAVE THEIR/ LIVES FOR KING AND COUNTRY/ IN THE GREAT WAR. 1914 - 1918/ (Names) / "GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS, THAT A MAN/ LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS" ST JOHN XV 13
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Acton, R
Adams, G E
Adams, T W
Alvey, G
Andrews, A S
Ashton, W
Backhouse, A W H
Barnard, J H
Bennett, G
Bingham, H
See details for all 152 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 152
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 152
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - Sicilian
  • Frame
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Alabaster
Listing information
  • SERBIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH OF APOSTLES ST PETER AND ST PAUL
  • 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
11 September 1998: The building was listed Grade II, Heritage List for England reference 1376503. Unknown date: The building was occupied by the Serbian Orthodox Church. c1976: The Christ Church building became redundant and was closed to Anglican worship. 1972: Parish united with adjoining ones to form the Parish of St Peter with Christ Church and Holy Trinity.
Costs

Memorial: £77-10s in 1920

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Derby Daily Telegraph 4/ 29 March 1920 Report on proposed design and acceptance of tender for construction.
  • Derby Daily Telegraph 3/ 2 July 1920 Report of unveiling.
  • Derby Daily Telegraph 1/ 26 June 1920 Announcement of imminent unveiling.

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