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Memorial details

Memorial type
Addition to gravestone
District
Chesterfield
Town
Staveley
County
Derbyshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
LOCAL CRAFTSMAN (Mason)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
61052

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Current location

Grave P.P.56
Staveley Cemetery
Inkersall Road
Staveley
Chesterfield
Derbyshire
S43 3LY
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 43081 74070
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
A limestone headstone on a family grave. The headstone has a wavy top and is accompanied by rectangular limestone kerbs. The inscription is inlaid in different styles of upright lettering. The maker's mark and grave number are inlaid at the foot of the kerbs.
Inscription
SACRED/ TO THE MEMORY OF/ OUR DEAR SISTER/ Louisa Strawther/ WHO PASSED AWAY/ JULY 20TH. 1918,/ AGED 25 YEARS./ ALSO/ John James Strawther,/ HER BELOVED HUSBAND/ KILLED IN ACTION AT NEUVE CHAPELLE/ MARCH 12TH. 1915,/ AGED 21 YEARS./ "THE SUPREME SACRIFICE."
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Strawther, John James
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, date of death, place of death,forename,manner of death,age of death,relationships
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Gravestone
    Measurements: depth 75mm, height 795mm, width 885mm
    Materials: Stone - Limestone
  • Kerb stone
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Limestone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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