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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
Derbyshire Dales
First World War (1914-1918)
Not lost
WM Reference
Current location

On the north wall of the north aisle.
St Michael and All Angels Church
Church Bank
Derbyshire Dales
S32 1AJ

OS Grid Ref: SK 23396 81848
Denomination: Church of England

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Two cast bronze plaques on a wooden backboard built into a pointed arch niche in the wall of the church. Upper plaque is rectangular with a shallow arch top and portrays a latin cross flanked by warrior saints and trumpeters, with the inscription in raised capital lettering in columns on each side. Lower plaque is a long rectangle with thin plain raised border and inscription in raised capital lettering.
Upper plaque: TO THE GLORY OF/ GOD AND IN/ LOVING MEMORY OF/ (Names)/ WHO GAVE THEIR/ LIVES FOR US IN THE/ GREAT WAR 1914-1918/ AND IN GRATEFUL RECOGNITION OF THE WORK AND SACRIFICE OF ALL/ THOSE OF THIS PARISH WHO SERVED AND SURVIVED./ THE FULL ROLL OF THOSE WHO SERVED IS PRESERVED ON THE PARISH CHEST Lower plaque: ALSO OF/ (Names)/ CONNECTED WITH THIS PARISH WHOSE NAMES/ APPEAR ON OTHER MEMORIALS Interpretation board: THE WAR MEMORIAL was designed/ and executed by Miss Winser whose/ brother lived at that time at Eastwood/ (the house to the east of the Church)./ Its symbolism is inspired by words/ from "Pilgrims Progress". It records/ the names of 23 parishioners who gave/ their lives in the First World War./ The plinth of local stone added since/ is in memory of the 22 parishioners who died in the Second World War.
Inscription legible?
Names on memorial
Bagshaw, A
Chevans, J
Eydes, R
Fearn, H S
Fearn, P T
Fletcher, H O
Greaves, G
Green, G
Hasman, J O
Hodgkinson, G C
See details for all 23 names
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 23
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 23
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, rank, regiment
    Order of information: Surname
  • Plaque
    Measurements: depth 90mm, height 750mm, width 1020mm
    Materials: Bronze
  • Backboard
    Measurements: depth -, height 1100mm, width 1240mm
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
12 July 1967: Church Listed Grade 1 , Number 81165
Trust fund/Scholarship
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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