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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Derby
Town
Litchurch
County
Derbyshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
Railway Staff
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 22 February 1923
    Attended by: GEN. THE HON. SIR HERBERT LAWRENCE KCB
  • Unveiled
    Date: 14 March 1923
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
19064
Current location

On brick wall at northern end of platform.
Platform 1
Derby Railway Station
Jn Railway Terrace And Midland Rd
Litchurch
Derby
Derbyshire
DE1 2RU
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 362 356
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Midland Railway Locomotive Works No 9 Shop
    Railway Terrace
    Litchurch
    Derby
    Derbyshire
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SK 365 355
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
A nowy-headed brass plaque on a wooden backboard. Wyvern crest of the Midland Railway Co on a roundel at the head over a decorative border. Inscription incised in upright capital lettering. A small supplementary plaque records the unveiling.
Inscription
Main plaque: ROLL OF HONOUR/ OF MEN FROM THIS SHOP WHO SERVED IN H. M. FORCES/ DURING THE GREAT WAR. 1914 - 1918./ (Names)/ + DIED IN THE SERVICE OF THEIR COUNTRY/ No. 9 SHOP Supplementary plaque: THE ABOVE TABLET WAS UNVEILED/ BY Mr. ARTHUR WATSON C.B.E./ GENERAL MANAGER, L.M.&S. RAILWAY/ UPON HIS FIRST VISIT TO THESE WORKS AT DERBY/ WEDNESDAY 14TH. MARCH 1923
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allen, A
Allen, F
Archer, A K
Arnold, R T
Ashmore, A
Ashton, J
Astin, J R
Astle, R T
Attridge, A H
Banks, C E C
See details for all 267 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 218
    Served and returned: 199
    Died: 19
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 610mm, width 860mm
    Materials: Metal, Brass
  • Backboard
    Measurements: height 710mm, width 930mm
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Derby Daily Telegraph 3/ 22 February 1923 An extensive report of the unveiling ceremony.

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