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Memorial details

Memorial type
Sculptured / Cast figure
District
Derby
Town
Derby
County
Derbyshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
Mr Arthur G Walker RA
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 18 February 1923
    Attended by: Maj Gen Sir Arthur Reginald Hoskins KCB CMG DSO
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
19014
Current location

On the West wall of the remains of the 1699 church.
St Werburghs Church
Cheapside Near Junction With Friar Gate
Derby
Derby
Derbyshire
DE1 1BR
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 349 363
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
A wall mounted cast bronze figure of Christ with his arms outstretched surmounting a plaque. The bow fronted plaque has a relief at the head with six wings surrounding a cherub's face and a Latin cross at the centre with names in raised upright lettering in two columns.
Inscription
REMEMBER 1914-1918/ (Names)/ BLESSED ARE THE PEACEMAKERS
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Baldwin, J
Beer, F J
Bell, A
Bestwick, R
Boden, A D
Brandreth, H V
Bywater, W
Cheadle, B
Clarke, D
Davis, S
See details for all 46 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 47
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 47
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Figure
    Measurements: depth c300mm, height c670mm, width c350mm
    Materials: Bronze
  • Plaque
    Measurements: depth c150mm, height c820mm, width c480mm
    Materials: Metal
Listing information
Condition
History
The church lies in the Friar Gate Conservation Area. c1980: Moved to the 1699 part of the church when the nave was secularised. 20 June 1952: The church was listed Grade II*, Heritage List for England reference 1287685. 1921: Originally mounted on the first pillar of the nave, to the right of the main door.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
The Churches Conservation Trust.
Reference
  • Derby Daily Telegraph 3/ 2 February 1923 Description of memorial.
  • Derby Daily Telegraph 4/ 19 February 1923 Report of unveiling with biographical name list.
  • Derby Daily Telegraph 2/ 12 February 1923 Report of imminent unveiling with description of memorial.

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