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Memorial details

Memorial type
Composite
District
Derbyshire Dales
Town
Tideswell
County
Derbyshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
14479
Current location

South door
St. John the Baptist's Church
Commercial Road
Tideswell
Derbyshire Dales
Derbyshire
SK17 8LB
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 15182 75676
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
A composite memorial comprising an altar, a picture and a board. The altar and picture are in the Lady Chapel or Chapel of the Guild of St Mary. The altar is by the east wall and the picture is on the wall behind it. The picture is a stone tablet painted with a depiction of Mary, the baby Jesus and two children, and is know as 'Unto Babes'. The wall mounted oak board has a roundel at the head containing a depiction of the eagle, submachine gun and anchor badge of the Royal Navy Commandos in relief and the incised inscription and names which are in upright capital roman lettering. The board is contained within an oak fram which has a broad border of sprays of oak leaves and acorns, with a small shield at top centre bearing a St George's cross and a similar shield at bottom centre bearing a saltire.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN HONOURED/ MEMORY OF/ (Names)/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ IN THE WAR OF 1939-1945/ (Name)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Barber, Reginald S
Cartledge, Reginald
Dalton, Wesley
Flint, Stanley
Gregory, Harry
Makin, James
Pennock, Charles
Sinclair, Walter
Wood, Frank
See details for all 9 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 9
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 9
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,year died,forename,manner of death
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Altar
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Unknown
  • Painting
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Unknown
  • Board
    Measurements: depth -, height 625mm, width 380mm
    Materials: Wood - Oak
  • Frame
    Measurements: depth 45mm, height 755mm, width 505mm
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
History
29 January 2014: The lower joints on the frame had begun to open. 2 September 1981: The church lies within the Tideswell Conservation Area first designated on that date. 12 July 1967: The church was listed Grade I, heritage List for England reference 1215255. 17 April 1951: The church lies within the Peak District National Park designated on that date.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Local Publication/Booklet 10/ Undated Cathedral of the Peak booklet contains a reference to the altar and picture forming part of the WW2 memorial.

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