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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
High Peak
Town
Hayfield
County
Derbyshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War - civilians, Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
MESSRS BURGESS AND SONS (Builder)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 2 October 1926
    Attended by: Brigadier General G D Goodman CB CMG DSO VD
  • Dedicated
    Date: 2 October 1926
    Attended by: REV G A T RICKABY
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
14278
Current location

In a garden area next to St Matthew's Church
Church Street
Hayfield
High Peak
Derbyshire
SK22 2JE
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 03738 86779
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
THREE-STEPPED DERBYSHIRE GRITSTONE STEPS SURMOUNTED BY SQUARE GRANITE PLINTH AND ROSE COLOURED PETERHEAD GRANITE WHEEL CROSS. WHOLE STANDS ON A CONCRETE BASE. WREATH IN RELIEF ON THE BASE SIDES OF THE CROSS
Inscription
NORTH FACE: PATRIOTISM / TO THE GLORY OF GOD / IN PROUD AND GRATEFUL MEMORY / OF THE MEN OF HAYFIELD / WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR KING / AND COUNTRY / THEIR BRIGHT SPIRIT STILL TENANTS THE / HEARTS OF THOSE WHO LOVED THEM / THEY PASSED OUT OF THE SIGHT OF MEN / BY THE PATH OF DUTY / AND SELF SACRIFICE / LET THOSE WHO COME AFTER / SEE TO IT THAT THEIR NAMES / ARE NOT FORGOTTEN WEST FACE: HONOUR / (NAMES) SOUTH FACE: SACRIFICE / (NAMES) EAST FACE: FREEDOM / (NAMES) TABLET: ALSO IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF / THOSE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN / GREAT WAR 1939 - 1945 / (NAMES) / THE FOLLOWING CIVILIANS WERE KILLED BY / ENEMY ACTION / (NAMES) / THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bamford, Joel
Barlthrop, Frank
Barnes, Robert S
Baxter, Arnold
Beever, William N
Bennett, James
Bennett, Raymond
Bowden, Douglas
Bowden, Leonard
Bradley, Fred
See details for all 71 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 57
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 57
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 6
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 6
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 9
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 9
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height 21 FT
    Materials: Granite - Peterhead
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Derbyshire Gritstone
Listing information
Condition
History
AS IN 1991: PLANNED: CONCRETE BASE ON THE SOUTH SIDE CRACKING
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Reference

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