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Memorial details

Memorial type
Addition to gravestone
District
Derby
Town
Allestree
County
Derbyshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
55879

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Current location

In the churchyard
St Edmunds Churchyard
St Edmunds Close
Allestree
Derby
Derbyshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 348 396
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Family gravestone comprising a three-stepped calvary cross with decorative arms, a christograph at the centre and inlaid lettering on the steps.
Inscription
In Loving Memory of/ OUR DEAR (REG)/ PTE. R. J. SEVERN,/ 2/5 NOTTS & DERBYS, THE BELOVED SON OF/ JAMES OLIVER & AGNES SEVERN,/ WHO FELL IN ACTION IN BELGIUM/ SEPTEMBER 26TH. 1917, AGED 21 YEARS./ THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE./ ALSO IN LOVING MEMORY OF MY DEAR HUSBAND/ JAMES OLIVER SEVERN/ AT REST JANUARY 5TH. 1935, AGED 65 YEARS/ "PEACE, PERFECT PEACE"
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,year died,regiment,place of death,manner of death,age of death,relationships,additional
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Gravestone
    Measurements: height 1645mm, width 700mm
    Materials: Stone - Limestone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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