Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Derby
Town
Litchurch
County
Derbyshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 28 February 1920
    Attended by: Lord Roe
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
18958

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Current location

Outside the unit now occupied by Lyn's Catering
Former Fletchers Mill
Osmaston Works
Osmaston Rd
Litchurch
Derby
Derbyshire
DE23 8LF
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 360 347
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
A cast bronze plaque with plain border, set in a frame of projecting moulded bricks in a brick wall. Inscription in raised upright roman capital lettering.
Inscription
IN REMEMBRANCE/ THE FOLLOWING EMPLOYEES HAVE GIVEN THEIR LIVES/ FOR THEIR COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Boreman, Geo
Brookes, H
Chapman, H
Corden, A
Dakin, G
Griffiths, J W
Haggan, W R
Hamlett, C
Harradine, H
Jennings, W
See details for all 18 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 18
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 18
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,year died,regiment
    Order of information: year died
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 465mm, width 615mm
    Materials: Bronze
  • Frame
    Measurements: height 625mm, width 780mm
    Materials: Brick
Listing information
Condition
History
Previous report: plaque painted over. May 2008: Plaque clean and in good condition, brickwork frame has some red paint remaining but is generally clean and in good condition.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Derby Daily Telegraph 3/ 1 March 1920 Report on unveiling

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