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Memorial details

Memorial type
Allegory (eg: Victory)
District
High Peak
Town
Hadfield
County
Derbyshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945), First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 26th March 1922
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
1466
Current location

Junction of Station Road and Railway Street
Hadfield Hall (Library)
Railway Street
Hadfield
High Peak
Derbyshire
SK13 2AA
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 02334 96077
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Figure of winged victory, standing on an orb balanced on one foot with both hands raised to the sky, clutching a wreath in the left hand. Around the orb is a serpent. All is mounted on plain tapered pylon and the base is reached by a flight of steps. Bronze wreath on front face (upper) of pedestal.
Inscription
(Face 1 AND 2) IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THE MEN OF HADFIELD WHO IN THE GREAT WAR GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY 1914 - 1918/ 'THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE'/ (Names)/ NAMES OF THE FALLEN (Face 3) IN GRATEFUL MEMORY/ OF THOSE/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ FOR/ KING AND COUNTRY/ IN THE/ GREAT WORLD WAR/ 1939 - 1945/ (Names)/ MAKE THEM/ TO BE NUMBERED WITH/ THY SAINTS/ IN GLORY EVERLASTING
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Aldous, A
Aveson, J R
Bancroft, H
Bardsley, E
Battey, D
Baxter, C
Beard, F
Bennett, F
Bennett, W
Bentley, J
See details for all 163 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 39
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 39
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 163
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 163
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname
Components
  • Pedestal
    Measurements: height c2500mm
    Materials: Stone
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Figure
    Measurements: height c2500mm
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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