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Memorial details

Memorial type
Addition to gravestone
District
Erewash
Town
Breaston
County
Derbyshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
LOCAL CRAFTSMAN (Mason)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
61470
Current location

In the Southeastern quadrant.
Breaston Parish Council Cemetery
Longmoor La
Breaston
Erewash
Derbyshire
DE72 3BE
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 468 342
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
A polished black marble headstone and base on a family grave. The upright oblong headstone has floral sprays in the top corners and the gilded inscription is incised in upright capital Roman lettering. The base has a hole and metal cover for holding flowers. The maker's name is on the reverse.
Inscription
IN/ LOVING MEMORY/ OF/ CLARA LANGHAM/ AT REST FEB 7TH 1957/ AGED 68 YEARS./ ALSO HARRY/ HER BELOVED HUSBAND/ KILLED IN ACTION 1917/ AGED 25 YEARS./ REUNITED
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,year died,forename,manner of death,age of death,relationships
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Gravestone
    Measurements: depth 80mm, height 695mm, width 545mm
    Materials: Marble - Black
  • Base
    Measurements: depth 260mm, height 85mm, width 610mm
    Materials: Marble - Black
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
The cemetery is managed by Breaston Parish Council but they are not necessarily responsible for the memorial.

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