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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Amber Valley
Town
Belper
County
Derbyshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
14436

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Current location

On the wall of the Memorial Garden.
Roadside
King St
Belper
Amber Valley
Derbyshire
DE56 1PZ
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 34946 47455
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
A nowy-headed bronze wall plaque with the badge of the Sherwood Foresters at the head. The inscription is in raised capital Roman lettering.
Inscription
45th/ FOOT/ 95th/ FOOT/ ON CRICH HILL A MONUMENT IS ERECTED/ IN MEMORY OF/ 11,409 OF ALL RANKS OF/ THE SHERWOOD FORESTERS/ (NOTTINGHAMSHIRE AND DERBYSHIRE REGT.)/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ FOR THEIR KING AND THEIR COUNTRY/ IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1919/ WHOSE NAMES/ ARE RECORDED WITH GRATITUDE AND LOVE IN/ BOOKS OF REMEMBRANCE/ DEPOSITED IN/ NOTTINGHAM AND DERBY/ AND ALSO IN HONOUR OF/ ALL THEIR COMRADES WHO GLORIOUSLY SERVED/ IN 32 BATTALIONS OF THE SAME REGIMENT/ TO THE NUMBER OF/ 140,000.
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: depth 20mm, height 770mm, width 515mm
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
Condition
History
December 2001: The building lies within the Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site inscribed on that date. 1975-1992: The building lies within the Belper and Milford Conservation area designated and extended during that period.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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