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Memorial details

Memorial type
Gate
District
Erewash
Town
Little Eaton
County
Derbyshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
53197
Current location

Lych gate at entrance to churchyard with plaques facing each other
St Pauls Church
Vicarage Lane
Little Eaton
Erewash
Derbyshire
DE21 5EB
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 361 415
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Lych gate with plaques Slated roof lych gate set partially into stone wall with plaques facing each other within the gate set into the wood. Lettering on both plaques is roman and upper case. WW2 plaque is darker than ww1 plaque and beneath WW1 names is a stylised cross with laurel leaves in each of the quarters.
Inscription
Front top of gate: 1914 REMEMBER 1918 Left plaque: REMEMBER THE MEN OF/ LITTLE EATON WHO IN THE/ CAUSE OF JUSTICE AND RIGHT/ GAVE THEIR LIVES/ 1914-1918/ (Names) Right plaque: TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND THE/ MEMORY OF THOSE MEN OF THIS/ PARISH WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN/ THE WORLD WAR 1939-1945/ (Names)/ THEY SHALL GROW NOT OLD AS WE THAT/ ARE LEFT GROW OLD/ AGE SHALL NOT WEARY THEM NOR THE YEARS/ CONDEMN/ AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN, AND IN THE/ MORNING WE WILL REMEMBER THEM
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adcock, Andrew
Birkinshaw, Ernest
Borough, George H
Brown, G Andrew
Chambers, Reginald
Chambers, William
Clarke, Thomas
Duggan, John
Fletcher, Frank
Fox, Harry
See details for all 27 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 27
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 27
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: forename,surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 11
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 11
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: forename,surname
Components
  • Roof
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Slate
  • Plaques
    Measurements: height 760mm, width 600mm
    Materials: Metal
  • Gate
    Measurements: height 3000mm, width 2000mm
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
  • LYCHGATE AT CHURCH OF ST PAUL
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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