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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
South Derbyshire
Town
Smisby
County
Derbyshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
MR WILLIAM BAILEY
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1950
    Attended by: RURAL DEAN OF SMISBY
  • Dedicated
    Date: 1950
    Attended by: MR WILLIAM BAILEY
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
14327
Current location

ON THE SOUTH WALL
ST JAMES CHURCH
Smisby
South Derbyshire
Derbyshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 340 190
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
ORNATELY CARVED WOODEN BOARD WITH METAL PLAQUES FIXED AT THE BASE OF IT. WW1 NAMES ENGRAVED INTO THE WOOD RELIEF CARVING WITH AN ANGEL AND THE TOP AND A LION'S HEAD AT THE CORNERS UNDERNEATH THE PEDIMENT. MAIN PANEL HAS CHRIST ON THE CROSS FLANKED BY VASES WITH THISTLES IN THEM. FLORAL DESIGN CARVED ON THE EDGES
Inscription
IN PROUD REMEMBRANCE OF / (NAMES) / WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN WORLD WAR II 1939 - 1945 / ALSO OF THE ABOVE / WHO DIED FOR THEIR COUNTRY IN WORLD WAR I OF 1914 - 1918
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Archer, Ernest
Bailey, George William
Briton, George Thomas
Burrows, Percy Wilfred
Insley, Thomas
Smart, James
Walker, Henry
See details for all 7 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 4
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 4
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,forename
    Order of information: rank,forename
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 3
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 3
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: depth 8 1/2 IN, height 66 IN, width 43 3/4 IN
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private

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