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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Derbyshire Dales
Town
Hathersage
County
Derbyshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
3435
Current location

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

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

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Description
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.
Inscription
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?
yes
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
Commemorations
  • 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
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: depth 90mm, height 750mm, width 1020mm
    Materials: Bronze
  • Backboard
    Measurements: depth -, height 1100mm, width 1240mm
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
History
12 July 1967: Church Listed Grade 1 , Number 81165
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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