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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
South Derbyshire
Town
Willington
County
Derbyshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 11 November 1919
    Attended by: Bishop Suffragan of Derby
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
62477
Current location

On the South wall of the nave.
St Michaels Church
Repton Rd (b5008) At Junction With Hall La
Willington
South Derbyshire
Derbyshire
DE65 6BZ
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 294 281
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
A plain oblong brass plaque with narrow punctuated border and an incised inscription in different styles of lettering, coloured white.
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF MEN OF/ WILLINGTON PARISH WHO GAVE/ THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY IN/ THE GREAT WAR 1914-1919./ (Names)/ GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS/ THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS.
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 16
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 16
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,additional
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: depth 10mm, height 455mm, width 745mm
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
History
19 January 1967: Church listed Grade II, Heritage List for England reference 1334566.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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