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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
South Derbyshire
Town
Milton
County
Derbyshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 27 July 1922
    Attended by: Sir Francis Burdett Bt
  • Dedicated
    Date: 27 July 1922
    Attended by: Rev S J Selwyn
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
65379

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Current location

Inside the porch. The building was previously the Mission Hall.
Village Hall
Main St
Milton
South Derbyshire
Derbyshire
DE65 6EF
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 320 264
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Believed to have originally been a rectangular white limestone tablet with a cornice and recurved pediment with victors' laurel wreath in relief at the head and two brackets at the foot. Inscription incised in upright capital lettering coloured black. Only the pediment now remains.
Inscription
Current inscription: 1914 1919 Probable former inscription, now lost: INGLEBY FOREMARKE AND MILTON/ IN GRATEFUL MEMORY/ OF THOSE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ IN THE GREAT WAR./ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 8
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 8
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Detail
    Measurements: depth 70mm, height 290mm, width 820mm
    Materials: Stone - Limestone
  • Tablet
    Measurements: depth -, height c760mm, width c760mm
    Materials: Stone - Limestone
Listing information
Condition
History
1980s: The main part of the memorial containing the inscription became eroded and collapsed on removal during building maintenance. The surviving pediment was placed inside the porch. Unknown date: The Mission Hall became unused and the building became the Village Hall. July 1922: The memorial was erected on the west gable of the Mission Hall, above the porch.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Derby Daily Telegraph 4/ 29 July 1922 Report of unveiling, with description and namelist.

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