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Memorial details

Memorial type
Avenue / Tree or grove
District
Chesterfield
Town
Tapton
County
Derbyshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945): Far East Prisoners of War
Ceremony
  • Planted
    Date: September 1991
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Lost
WM Reference
1456
Previous locations
  • Alongside the canal.
    Tapton Lock
    59a Lockoford Lane
    Tapton
    Chesterfield
    Derbyshire
    S41
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SK 38700 72900
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
An oak tree with an accompanying tablet or plaque in a limestone frame.
Inscription
THIS TREE WAS PLANTED/ IN MEMORY OF/ ALL POW'S WHO/ SUFFERED HORRIFIC DEATHS/ AT THE HANDS OF THE JAPANESE/ 1941 - 1945
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945): Far East Prisoners of War
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tree
    Measurements: depth -, height -, width -
    Materials: Wood - Oak
  • Tablet
    Measurements: depth -, height -, width -
    Materials: Unknown
  • Frame
    Measurements: depth -, height -, width -
    Materials: Stone - Limestone
Condition
History
9 October 2013: Neither the tree nor the tablet could be found.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Reference
  • Derbyshire Times and Chesterfield Herald 4/ 12 September 1991 An account of the provision of this memorial including a photograph of the tablet.

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