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Memorial details

Memorial type
Pillar / Column
District
High Peak
Town
Chapel En Le Frith
County
Derbyshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 05th July 1919
    Attended by: BRIG GEN G D GOODMAN CB CMG DSO VD
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
14267
Current location

SOUTHSIDE OF MARKET PLACE
Market Place & Market Street
Chapel En Le Frith
High Peak
Derbyshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 050 800
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
SQUARE PILLAR WITH CORNER ABUTMENTS AND A DOMED TOP. LIST OF NAMES GOES IN AN ANTI-CLOCKWISE DIRECTION AROUND THE PILLAR
Inscription
INSCRIBED AROUND THE DOMED TOP: ERECTED 1919 TO RECORD THE HONOURED NAMES OF THE MEN FROM THE PARISH OF CHAPEL-EN-LE-FRITH WHO SERVED IN THE GREAT WAR PLINTH: (NAMES) BASE OF WEST FACE: THIS MEMORIAL / ERECTED BY PUBLIC SUBSCRIPTION / WAS DEDICATED BY BRIGADIER GENERAL / GODFREY D. GOODMAN. C.M.G., D.S.O., V.D. / WHO COMMANDED THE 6TH BATTALION / SHERWOOD FORESTERS AND 52ND AND 21ST / INFANTRY BRIGADES / 5TH JULY 1919
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adams, James W
Agate, James E
Alger, Gilbert W
Allcock, Arthur
Allen, James F
Andrew, William C
Appleton, John W
Arnfield, Albert
Ashby, Arthur
Ashton, Clarence
See details for all 591 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 667
    Served and returned: 589
    Died: 78
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,additional
    Order of information: additional,surname
Components
  • Pillar
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • 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
2011: Recently fully refurbished with corner lights and Second World War names now added. Rededication ceremony planned for 11th November 2011 at 11am in the presence of the Lord Lieutenant of Derbyshire.
Costs

Memorial: £280

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
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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