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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
T Martin (Mason)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
64383

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Current location

Towards the centre of the cemetery.
Staveley Cemetery
Inkersall Road
Staveley
Chesterfield
Derbyshire
S43 3LY
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 43081 74070
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Addition to a headstone on a family grave. The low, nowy headed, white marble headstone has an inlaid inscription mainly in upright capital block lettering and is accompanied by plain oblong white marble kerbs.
Inscription
Headstone: In Loving Memory/ of/ LOUISA,/ WIFE OF SAMUEL BENNETT,/ DIED NOV. 20. 1919, AGED 52 YEARS./ ALSO LC. CPL. WILFRED BENNETT,/ ONLY SON OF THE ABOVE,/ KILLED IN ACTION MAR. 21. 1918,/ AGED 21 YEARS./ ALSO SAM FISHER BENNETT, BELOVED HUSBAND OF ELEANOR BENNETT/ DIED SEPT. 3RD. 1931. AGED 66 YEARS./ THY WILL BE DONE. Foot of kerbs: T MARTIN (Part of kerb inscription overgrown.)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bennett, Wilfred
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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,rank, date of death,forename,manner of death,age of death,relationships
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Gravestone
    Measurements: depth 75mm, height 790mm, width 910mm
    Materials: Marble - White
  • Kerb stone
    Measurements: depth 2010mm, height 130mm, width 910mm
    Materials: Marble - White
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
The cemetery is managed by Chesterfield Borough Council but they are not necessarily responsible for the memorial.

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