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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Derbyshire Dales
Town
Great Longstone
County
Derbyshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
14493
Current location

On the north wall of the nave
above the first pier of the arcade.
St Giles Church
Church La
Great Longstone
Derbyshire Dales
Derbyshire
DE45 1TB
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 200 719
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
A wall mounted oblong bronze plaque with a raised decorated border and the regimental badge of the Sherwood Foresters at the top left. The inscription is in raised upright capital block lettering.
Inscription
IN HONOURED MEMORY OF/ HUBERT BRADSHAW DIXON/ CAPTAIN FIRST BATTALION/ SHERWOOD FORESTERS./ WHO LOST HIS LIFE WHILST TRYING TO/ SAVE SOME OF HIS COMRADES AFTER/ THE BATTLE OF NEUVE CHAPELLE/ MARCH 12TH. 1915. AGED 36 YEARS./ AND WAS BURIED IN FRANCE.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Dixon, Hubert Bradshaw
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,year died,regiment,forename,place of burial,manner of death,age of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: depth 10, height 280, width 350
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
  • Church of St Giles
  • Grade I
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
History
12 July 1967: The church was listed Grade I, Heritage List for England number 1109899. 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

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