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Memorial details

Memorial type
Gate
District
Bolsover
Town
Pilsley
County
Derbyshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
14326

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Current location

Across road from two winding wheel from Pilsley Colliery.
St Mary's Parish Church
Church Street
Pilsley
Bolsover
Derbyshire
S45 8EX
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 42424 62268
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Lych gate with pitched, tiled roof. Main structure is wooden with a brick base. Metal plaque bears inscription.
Inscription
SACRED TO THE MEMORY OF THOSE MEN/ OF PILSLEY WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR US/ IN TWO WORLD WARS/ 1914-1918/ (NAMES)/ 1939-1945/ (NAMES)/ ORIGINALLY ERECTED BY PUBLIC SUBSCRIPTION 1951.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bacon, A
Barlow, H
Berry, M
Brailsford, W H
Brailsford, W J
Brown, A
Brown, P
Butcher, M
Caunt, H C
Cooke, J
See details for all 57 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 44
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 44
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: initials, surname
    Order of information: surname, initials
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 13
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 13
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: initials, surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Roof
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Terracotta
  • Gate posts
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brick
  • Gates
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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