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Memorial details

Memorial type
Roll of honour or book of remembrance
District
Derbyshire Dales
Town
Great Longstone
County
Derbyshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Non-Specific Conflict
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
57270
Current location

On the west wall of the nave.
St Giles Church
Church La
Great Longstone
Derbyshire Dales
Derbyshire
DE45 1TB
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 200 719
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
A glazed and framed roll of honour. The inscription is handwritten on paper in red, black and blue ink in seven columns, with a further four lines at the bottom containing the names of those who died marked with a cross. A decorative compass rose is in the top left corner.
Inscription
Those who went to serve king and country by/ land sea and air/ 1914-1918/ (Names)/ GREAT LONGSTONE/ LITTLE LONGSTONE/ WARDLOW HASSOP/ ROWLAND/ 1939-1945/ (Names)/ GREAT LONGSTONE &/ LITTLE LONGSTONE:/ WARDLOW HASSOP./ ROWLAND/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Non-Specific Conflict
    Total names on memorial: 242
    Served and returned: 221
    Died: 21
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Roll of honour
    Measurements: depth -, height 520mm, width 715mm
    Materials: Paper
  • Frame
    Measurements: depth 25mm, height 725mm, width 910mm
    Materials: Wood, Glass, Card
Listing information
Condition
History
12 July 1967: The church was listed GradeI, Heritage List for England number 1109899. 17 April 1951: The church lies within the Peak District National Park designated on that date.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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