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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Derbyshire Dales
Town
Grindleford
County
Derbyshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
64902
Current location

On the east wall of the nave.
St Helens Church
Main Rd (b6521)
Grindleford
Derbyshire Dales
Derbyshire
S32 2JG
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 24605 77902
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
A wall mounted oblong brass plaque on an oak backboard. The plaque has a small wreath incised within a fillet in each of the top corners and a thin incised border, all infilled in black. The incised inscription is in upright capital block lettering infilled in black but with selected initials rubricated. The oak backboard has a bevelled edge.
Inscription
IN GRATEFUL REMEMBRANCE/ OF THE/ MEN FROM THIS CHURCH, CHOIR AND SUNDAY SCHOOL/ WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1919/ (Names)/ AND OF THOSE ALSO WHO RETURNED TO GIVE THANKS TO GOD,/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Dronfield, John
Hodgkinson, George
Hodgkinson, Joe
Kenyon, John
Kenyon, Wiliam Arthur
Priestley, Alfred Thompson
Swift, John Lawrence
See details for all 7 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 7
    Served and returned: 3
    Died: 4
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,year died,forename
    Order of information: forename, surname, year of death
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: depth 2mm, height 380mm, width 560mm
    Materials: Brass
  • Backboard
    Measurements: depth 25mm, height 440mm, width 620mm
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
History
17 April 1951: The church lies within the Peak District National Park designated on that date.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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