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Memorial details

Memorial type
Addition to gravestone
District
Chesterfield
Town
Staveley
County
Derbyshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
LOCAL CRAFTSMAN (Mason)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
61050

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Current location

Staveley Cemetery
Inkersall Road
Staveley
Chesterfield
Derbyshire
S43 3LY
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 43081 74070
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
An oblong white marble headstone on a family grave accompanied by rectangular kerbs. The headstone has a floral spray in relief in a recessed panel in each of the top corners. The inscription is inlaid in mainly upright capital block lettering. The maker's mark is incised at the foot of the kerb.
Inscription
IN LOVING MEMORY OF/ FLORENCE,/ THE BELOVED WIFE OF/ LEONARD BALLER./ WHO PASSED AWAY OCT. 13TH 1954, AGED 65 YEARS./ "AT REST."/ ALSO FRANK, SON OF THE ABOVE/ KILLED IN ITALY APRIL 24TH 1944, AGED 28 YEARS./ INTERRED IN CASERTA MILITARY CEMETERY./ "REUNITED."/ AND THE ABOVE/ LEONARD BALLER/ WHO DIED DECEMBER 7. 1972 AGED 84 YEARS.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Baller, Frank
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Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, date of death,place of death,forename,place of burial,manner of death,age of death,relationships
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Gravestone
    Measurements: depth 75mm, height 590mm, width 890mm
    Materials: Marble - White
  • Kerb stone
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - White
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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