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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
High Peak
Town
Buxton
County
Derbyshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
1475
Current location

Located in the centre of the cemetery grounds
Buxton Cemetery
Ashbourne Road
Buxton
High Peak
Derbyshire
SK17 9RY
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 06760 72048
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
CWGC Cross of Sacrifice set in a round lawn with flower borders. The memorial is comprised of a sandstone cross with a bronze sword on a hexagonal base.
Inscription
(inscription wraps around three faces of memorial in continuation): TO THE / HONOURED / MEMORY / OF THOSE / WHO GAVE / THEIR LIVES / FOR THEIR / COUNTRY / DURING THE / GREAT WAR / 1914-1918 / FIFTY-FOUR / OF WHOM LIE / IN THIS / CEMETERY. / FIFTEEN / IN / FAIRFIELD / CHURCHYARD / AND FIVE / IN BURBAGE / CHURCHYARD / ALL IN THE / BOROUGH OF / BUXTON. THEIR / NAME / LIVETH / FOR / EVERMORE Rear facing side of memorial: 1939 / + / 1945
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allison, William Roderick
Beaven, J W
Bennett, V G
Benson, G
Bode, J W
Bosso, A
Brown, Percy Vickers
Burgess, J
Calver, A D
Carns, R F
See details for all 69 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 47
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 47
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, rank, year of death, regiment, age at death
    Order of information: Branch of service
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 21
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 21
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Rank, year of death, regiment, place of death, manner of death, age at death
    Order of information: Branch of service
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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