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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Erewash
Town
Long Eaton
County
Derbyshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
MESSRS HAMMER & CO LTD (Manufacturer)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: May 1920
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
61951
Current location

On the inside of the West wall.
Long Eaton United Reformed Church
Nottingham Rd (a6005) At Junction With Midland St
Long Eaton
Erewash
Derbyshire
NG10 1HQ
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 491 338
Denomination: United Reformed, Congregational

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Description
An oblong brass plaque on a marble backboard. The plaque has a black sinuous border of foliage with two laurel sprigs at the head and the inscription is in black upright Roman lettering. The plain backboard is of light grey mottled marble.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN GRATEFUL/ MEMORY OF THE MEN OF THIS CHURCH/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1918/ (Names)/ "Their name liveth for Evermore."
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 7
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 7
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: depth 3mm, height 520mm, width 680mm
    Materials: Brass
  • Backboard
    Measurements: depth 20mm, height 610mm, width 760mm
    Materials: Marble
Listing information
Condition
History
14 September 1993: The Long Eaton Town Centre Conservation Area was designated and includes the United Reformed Church.
Costs

Comments: Funded by Long Eaton Congregational Church (from 1972 Long Eaton United Reformed Church)

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Long Eaton United Reformed Church
Reference
  • Local Publication/Booklet November 2004 'Long Eaton United Reformed Church Roll of Honour, Remembrance Day Sunday 14th November 2004' author Keith Clarke

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