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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
South Derbyshire
Town
Repton
County
Derbyshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
MESSRS BRIDGEMAN & CO OF LICHFIELD (Manufacturer)
Mr F Collier (Writer)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1 November 1917
    Attended by: Mrs Fisher
  • Dedicated
    Date: 1 November 1917
    Attended by: Bishop Suffragan of Derby
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
55845

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Current location

Inside the porch. The road is known locally as Church End
St Wystans Church
Willington Rd (b5008)
Repton
South Derbyshire
Derbyshire
DE65 6FH
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 303 271
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
A varnished oak board in three panels, with a cornice at the top and a shelf with four plain wooden brackets at the bottom. The two side panels have plain oak frames with three flowers carved on the otherwise plain cornice, and the inscription is painted onto them in black. The right panel has additional gilded capital letters, a spray of leaves and a wreath. The centre panel contains a carved wooden crucifix with a red cross, has five carved flowers on the projecting cornice, and a carved border at the top and sides.
Inscription
Left panel: ROLL OF HONOUR/ (Names) Right panel: ROLL OF HONOUR/ (Names)/ IN PROUD AND LOVING/ MEMORY OF THE MEN/ AND WOMEN OF THIS PARISH/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ FOR GOD, KING & COUNTRY./ REST ETERNAL, GRANT/ UNTO THEM, O LORD,/ AND LET LIGHT PERPETUAL/ SHINE UPON THEM
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 36
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 36
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: year died,regiment,forename
    Order of information: year died,forename,regiment
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 13
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 13
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: year died,regiment,forename
    Order of information: year died,forename,regiment
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
  • CHURCH OF ST WYSTAN
  • Grade I
  • 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
Costs

Comments: Cost is for the board only, the lettering being additional.
Memorial: £30 7s 9d

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Reference
  • Derby Daily Telegraph 4/ 2 November 1917 Report of the unveiling ceremony.
  • Repton Parish Magazine Feb 1917; April 1917; June 1917; July 1917; Aug 1917; Sept 1917; Oct 1917; Nov 1917; Dec 1917; Jan 1918; Jan 1919; March 1919; May 1919; June 1919; July 1919; Nov 1919; Aug 1922

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