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Memorial details

Memorial type
Allegory (eg: Victory)
District
Chesterfield
Town
Brimington
County
Derbyshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
CHARLES SARGEANT JAGGER (Sculptor)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
1462
Current location

Eastern end of south aisle
St Michael and All Angels Church
Church Street
Brimington
Chesterfield
Derbyshire
S43 1JG
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 40503 73538
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Marble figure of Victory. The dedicatory tablet is placed below the figure and the two name tablets are placed on the wall beside the figure. Figure wears the helmet of Britannia to represent the Navy. She holds the sword and shield to represent the Army and and the wings on the helmet represent the Air Force. Figure stands in mourning pose with a wrestha behind the shield to represent victory through suffering. On the shield is carved scales in the mouth of a lion to represent victory combined with justice. Figure was originally mounted on a freestanding pedestal which was stolen, and is now mounted on a marble bracket on the wall. The tablets were originally mounted low on the east wall of the aisle but are now high in the corner.
Inscription
Dedicatory tablet: THOSE WHOM THIS MONUMENT COMMEMORATES/ WERE NUMBERED AMONG THOSE WHO AT THE CALL OF/ KING AND COUNTRY LEFT ALL THAT WAS DEAR TO THEM/ ENDURED HARDNESS FACED DANGER AND FINALLY/ PASSED OUT OF THE SIGHT OF MEN BY THE PATH OF/ DUTY AND SELF SACRIFICE GIVING UP THEIR OWN LIVES/ THAT OTHERS MIGHT LIVE IN FREEDOM/ LET THOSE THAT COME AFTER SEE TO IT/ THAT THEIR NAMES BE NOT FORGOTTEN Upper tablet: (Names) Lower tablet: (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Aldred, Joseph
Alist, Henry Frederick
Allen, Ben
Allen, Gerrard
Ashmore, Frank
Ashmore, Samuel
Barker, Phineas
Barker, Sidney
Barlow, Walter
Bastock, Frank
See details for all 120 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 120
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 120
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname
Components
  • Figure
    Measurements: depth 280mm, height 1010mm, width 340mm
    Materials: Marble - White
  • Pedestal
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - White
  • Base
    Measurements: depth 335mm, height 230mm, width 360mm
    Materials: Marble - White
  • Tablet
    Measurements: depth 25mm, height 335mm, width 775mm
    Materials: Marble - White
Listing information
  • PARISH CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL AND ALL ANGELS
  • Grade II
  • 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
Repositioned
Costs

Comments: Memorial was the gift of R F Mills of Tapton Grove. He was a generous supporter of the church and local charities and two of his sons are commemorated on the war memorial.

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Reference
  • Other website Charles Sargeant Jagger tinyurl.com/ccr2at
  • Other website St. Michael and All Angels, Brimington tinyurl.com/dh3fxc
  • Other website Image tinyurl.com/d9b7nt
  • Other website Image tinyurl.com/dkk8eh
  • Local Publication/Booklet 15/ 2002 A History and Guide, by Douglas Spencer, published by Brimington Parochial Church Council
  • Other website Image tinyurl.com/bldxpm
  • Published: The Sculpture of Charles Sargeant Jagger. Lund Humphries Publishers Ltd., 2004

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