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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
Chesterfield
Town
Hollingwood, Brimington
County
Derbyshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
1451
Current location

The Elders Community Centre
Laburnum Street
Hollingwood
Brimington
Chesterfield
Derbyshire
S43 2JL
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 25711 83834
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
A concrete monument comprising a squat obelisk and a battered pedestal with bevelled top surmounting a three-stepped base. The 6 o'clock face of the obelisk bears an oblong bronze plaque with a narrow raised border and the inscription in raised upright capital block lettering.
Inscription
HOLLINGWOOD/ 1939 - 1945/ WE WILL REMEMBER THEM/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bardbury, A.
Beresford, D.
Bridges, A. G.
Fern, P.
Freer, S.
Fretwell, A.
Gasser, C.
Hansord, B.
Hasman, G. L.
Haywood, D.
See details for all 17 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 17
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 17
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: depth 475mm, height 800mm, width 770mm
    Materials: Concrete
  • Pedestal
    Measurements: depth 725mm, height 790mm, width 1090mm
    Materials: Concrete
  • Base
    Measurements: depth 1640mm, height 400mm, width 2000mm
    Materials: Concrete
  • Plaque
    Measurements: depth 15mm, height 355mm, width 575mm
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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