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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)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 11 August 1920
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
  • Dedicated
    Date: 11 August 1920
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
19068
Current location

Temporary storage
will be returned to previous site after rebuilding work is complete.
Ivygrove Developments Ltd
Racecourse Industrial Park
Mansfield Rd (a608)
Derby
Derby
Derbyshire
DE21 4SX
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 36126 37750
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • In foyer of main office block with UKNIWM 19069
    one on each side of the door.
    BemroseBooth Printers Ltd
    Wayzgoose Dr
    Chaddesden
    Derby
    Derbyshire
    DE21 6AA
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SK 36400 36600
    Denomination: Undefined
  • Top of main staircase.
    Bemrose
    Sons Ltd
    Printers
    Midland Place
    Litchurch
    Derby
    Derbyshire
    DE1 2RR
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SK 362 353
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Vertical flat oblong cast bronze plaque in the form of a scroll. Two wings of laurel wreath showing at the top third of the sides, the Royal Coat of Arms centred at the head. Secured to the wall by four screws each concealed under a small rose. Inscription and names in raised upright capital Roman letters.
Inscription
Main plaque: TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ & IN MEMORY OF THE FOLLOWING/ MEN OF THIS FIRM WHO FELL/ SERVING THEIR COUNTRY DURING/ THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1919./ (Names) Subsidiary plaque: THIS TABLET WAS ERECTED BY/ THE DIRECTORS AND EMPLOYEES OF/ MESSRS BEMROSE, SONS LTD/ DERBY
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Alvey, C
Angless, W
Anthony, F W
Arnold, E
Axleby, F E
Baker, R
Banks, P
Basford, J A
Bass, E
Beckwith, E
See details for all 127 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 43
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 43
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, surname, initial, decorations
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height c 100mm, width c 400mm
    Materials: Bronze, Metal
  • Backboard
    Measurements: height c 1100mm, width c 600mm
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
History
2010: Put into storage at Ivygrove Developments Ltd, for safe keeping. 1974: Moved to Wayzgoose Drive, Derby, at which time its oak backboard and accompanying descriptive plaque were lost.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public,other
Responsibility
Ivygrove Developments Ltd, Racecourse Industrial Park, Mansfield Road, Derby. DE21 4SX
Reference

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