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Memorial details

Memorial type
Church Fabric / Fitting: Vase or flower holder
District
Erewash
Town
Breaston
County
Derbyshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
57486
Current location

In the churchyard on the grave.
St Michaels Church
Main St
Breaston
Erewash
Derbyshire
DE72 3DX
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 46008 33508
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
A rectangular black stone vase on Private Derrick's Commonwealth War Graves Commission grave in Breaston churchyard. The vase has a gilded inscription incised in upright capital block lettering.
Inscription
TREASURED/ MEMORIES OF/ PTE. R. A./ DERRICK,/ AGED 19 YEARS.
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,age of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Vase
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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