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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Derby
Town
Darley Abbey
County
Derbyshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War - civilians
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
19009
Current location

In the Churchyard
just northwest of the main memorial.
St Matthew's Church
Church Street
Darley Abbey
Derby
Derbyshire
DE22 1EY
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 35082 38701
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
A limestone patonce cross on a rectangular battered pedestal and stepped base. There is an IHS monogram on the cross and the inlaid inscription is in upright capital lettering on the faces of the pedestal.
Inscription
6 O'clock Face: IN/ LOVING MEMORY OF / GILBERT HANFORD COTTON/ WHO DIED 13TH MAY 1917,/ AGED 15 YEARS 12 O'Clock Face: ALSO IN LOVING MEMORY OF / WALTER, JESSIE & IVY / BAILEY / (OF SHEPSHED, LEICESTERSHIRE.) / WHO PERISHED IN THE "LUSITANIA", / 7TH MAY 1915.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bailey, Ivy
Bailey, Jessie
Bailey, Walter
See details for all 3 names
Commemorations
  • First World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 3
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 3
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, date of death,place of death,forename,manner of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth c 100mm, height 635mm, width c 380mm
    Materials: Stone - Limestone
  • Pedestal
    Measurements: depth c 300mm, height 335mm, width 340mm
    Materials: Stone - Limestone
  • Base
    Measurements: depth c 400mm, height 155mm, width 450mm
    Materials: Stone - Limestone
Listing information
Condition
History
November 2018: Reparied and renovated by G Horobin, Monumental Masons September 2007: Memorial broken into several pieces and lying in a partially buried heap, overgrown with vegetation.
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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