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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Derby
Town
Derby
County
Derbyshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
18932
Current location

On the North wall of the North aisle.
Derby Cathedral (Cathedral Church of All Saints)
Junction Of Iron Gate
Queen St And St Marys Gate
Derby
Derby
Derbyshire
DE1 3PG
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 352 365
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
An upright oblong cast bronze plaque with small decorative crosses in the top corners and a 45mm wide raised border of acorns, oak leaves and ribbons. The raised inscription is in upright capital Roman lettering.
Inscription
59TH. (NORTH MIDLAND) DIVISION (T.F.)/ TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ IN MEMORY OF THE DEAD/ AND TO RECORD THE SERVICE/ OF THE DIVISION IN THE/ GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918/ YPRES, 1917. MENIN ROAD, POLYGON WOOD./ CAMBRAI, 1917. ST. QUENTIN. FIRST BATTLE/ OF BAPAUME, 1918. BAILLEUL. FIRST/ BATTLE OF KEMMEL. ALBERT, 1918/ 295 (2/1 N. MID.) BDE. (LINCOLN)/ 296 (2/2 N. MID.) BDE. (STAFFS)/ 297 (2/3 N. MID.) BDE. (STAFFS.)/ 298 (2/4 N. MID.) BDE. (DERBY)/ V. HEAVY TRENCH MORTAR BAT./ ROYAL ENGINEERS/ 467 FIELD COY. (STAFFS.)/ 469 FIELD COY. (STAFFS.)/ 470 FIELD COY. (STAFFS.)SIGNAL COY. (STAFFS, NOTTS,/ DERBY, LINCOLN & LEICESTER)/ DIV. AMM. COL. (STAFFS. & DERBY)/ 176TH (STAFFS.)/ INFANTRY BDE./ 2/5 BN. S. STAFFS. REG./ 2/6 BN. S. STAFFS. REG./ 2/5 BN. N. STAFFS. REG./ 2/6 BN. N. STAFFS REG./ 174 MACHINE GUN COY./ 176 TRENCH MORTAR B./ 177TH (LINCS. &/ LEICESTER)/ INFANTRY BDE./ 2/4 BN. LINCOLN REG./ 2/5 BN. LINCOLN REG./ 2/4 BN. LEICESTER GEG./ 177 MACHINE GUN COY./ 177 TRENCH MORTAR B./ 178TH (NOTTS./ & DERBY)/ INFANTRY BDE./ 2/5 BN. NOTTS. & DERBY R./ 2/6 BN. NOTTS. & DERBY R./ 2/7 BN. NOTTS. & DERBY R./ 2/8 BN. NOTTS. & DERBY R./ 175 MACHINE GUN COY./ 178 TRENCH MORTAR B./ 200 MACHINE GUN COMPANY/ A.S.C./ NO. 1 COY. (STAFFS)/ NO. 2 COY. (LINCOLN/ & LEICESTER)/ NO.5 COY (STAFFS.)/ NO. 4 COY. (NOTTS. &/ DERBY)/ R.A.M.C./ 2/1 N. MID. FIELD AMB. (DERBY)/ 2/2 N. MID. FIELD AMB./ (LEICESTER)/ 2/3 N. MID. FIELD AMB. (STAFFS)/ SANITARY SECTION/ (LEICESTER)/ R.A.V.C./ N. MID. VET. SECT./ (LINCOLN)/ 250 DIVL. EMLOY./ COMPANY
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: depth 30mm, height 1015mm, width 710mm
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
  • CATHEDRAL CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS
  • Grade I
  • 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
Late 20C: A wooden framed room was constructed, partly obscuring the left edge of the memorial. 20 June 1952: Building listed Grade I, English Heritage reference 402847
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
The building and its contents are managed by Derby Cathedral.

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