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Memorial details

Memorial type
Pillar / Column
District
High Peak
Town
New Mills
County
Derbyshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
1465
Current location

St Georges Churchyard
New Mills
High Peak
Derbyshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 005 856
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
A hexagonal stone pillar with pyramidal top on a three-stepped base backed by a low wall bearing three plaques. The pillar is decorated and bears the inscription and names.
Inscription
Pillar side 1: ERECTED/ BY/ PUBLIC SUBSCRIPTION/ TO/ THE GLORY OF GOD/ IN/ HONOURED MEMORY/ OF/ THE MEN OF/ NEW MILLS/ WHO DIED IN THE SERVICE/ OF THEIR COUNTRY DURING/ "THE GREAT WAR"/ 1914-1918/ "GREATER LOVE HATH/ NO MAN THAN THIS"/ R.I.P Pillar sides 2 - 6: (Names) Left tablet on wall: (Names) Centre tablet on wall: IN/ HONOURED/ MEMORY/ OF/ THOSE WHO/ GAVE/ THEIR LIVES/ 1939 - 1945/ Lord have Mercy Right tablet on wall: (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Nelson, F
Niven, J
Norman, D
Oakes, E
Oldham, A T
Paterson, W
Peel, R
Phillips, W
Pike, E G
Pollard, G
See details for all 40 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 201
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 201
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 50
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 50
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
Components
  • Pillar
    Measurements: height 4000mm
    Materials: Stone
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Unknown
Listing information
Condition
History
Unknown date: Second World War tablets decaying slightly but still readable.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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