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Memorial details

Memorial type
Hall / Institute
District
Derbyshire Dales
Town
Sheldon
County
Derbyshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
14440
Current location

Hartington Memorial Hall
Church Lane
Sheldon
Derbyshire Dales
Derbyshire
DE45 1QS
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 17314 68790
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
A stone memorial hall with pitched slate roof. A stone tablet on the outside wall has a moulded border, a badge of the Coldstream Guards flanked by oak leaves in relief at the head and bears the incised inscription in upright capital Roman lettering.
Inscription
THE HARTINGTON MEMORIAL HALL/ PRESENTED TO THE INHABITANTS OF SHELDON/ IN MEMORY OF/ WILLIAM JOHN ROBERT CAVENDISH/ MARQUESS OF HARTINGTON/ MAJOR COLDSTREAM GUARDS/ KILLED IN ACTION 10TH SEPTEMBER 1944
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Cavendish, William John Robert
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Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forenames, surname, title, rank, regiment, manner of death, date of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Hall
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Slate, Stone
  • Tablet
    Measurements: depth 25mm, height 380mm, width 620mm
    Materials: Stone - Limestone
Listing information
Condition
History
17 April 1951: The memorial lies within the Peak District National Park designated on that date.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Hartington Memorial Hall Trust
Reference

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