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Memorial details

Memorial type
Gate
District
Derbyshire Dales
Town
Great Longstone
County
Derbyshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
W J Eyre (Builder)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 20 March 1918
    Attended by: Rev C G Lynn Fryer
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
14490
Current location

On the west side of the road at the entrance to the churchyard.
St Giles Churchyard
Church La
Great Longstone
Derbyshire Dales
Derbyshire
DE45 1TB
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 200 718
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
An oak lych gate with a tiled roof. The lych gate is constructed of heavy oak timbers and has open framed gates at the centre. The two corner struts on the east elevation bear the incised and gilded inscription in mixed case upright roman lettering. The right strut also bears an incised depiction of the badge of the Sherwood Foresters.
Inscription
Left strut: In affectionate remembrance of/ HUBERT BRADSHAW DIXON/ Captain 1st. Bn Sherwood Foresters Right strut: Fell at Neuve Chapelle/ March 12th 1915
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Dickson, Hubert Bradshaw
Shaw, Wm Bernard
See details for all 2 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,manner of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Gate
    Measurements: depth 1800mm, height 3330mm, width 3570mm
    Materials: Ceramic, Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
History
17 April 1951: The memorial lies within the Peak District National Park designated on that date.
Costs

Comments: The principal sponsor was Mr R Pitt-Dixon.

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Aspects of Dales Life through Peace and War by Keith Taylor 254-6 Published:Country Books 2007 Bakewell Description and photograph.

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