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Memorial details

Memorial type
Addition to gravestone
District
Derbyshire Dales
Town
Great Longstone
County
Derbyshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
65621
Current location

The new graveyard is on the east side of Church La
opposite the church. The grave is towards the western side of the new graveyard
near the roadside wall.
St Giles New Graveyard
Church La
Great Longstone
Derbyshire Dales
Derbyshire
DE45 1TB
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 200 719
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
An addition to a sandstone headstone on a family grave. The headstone has a triangular arch top and an incised inscription mainly in upright capital roman lettering.
Inscription
IN/ Memory Of/ DANIEL/ THE BELOVED HUSBAND OF/ RUTH HAMILTON/ DIED JULY 7TH. 1924,/ AGED 68 YEARS./ ALSO OF JOSEPH THEIR SON/ DIED NOVEMBER 22ND. 1898./ AGED 12 YEARS./ AND LAURA THEIR DAUGHTER/ DIED JANUARY 10TH. 1927,/ AGED 27 YEARS./ ALSO RUTH HAMILTON/ WIFE OF THE ABOVE/ WHO DIED DECEMBER 23RD. 1948,/ AGED 86 YEARS./ ALSO/ SGT. WILLIAM ERNEST HAMILTON R.A.F./ WHO LOST HIS LIFE OVER LEIPZIG/ FEBRUARY 21ST. 1944,/ AGED 21 YEARS.
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,year died,place of death,forename,manner of death,age of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Gravestone
    Measurements: depth 75mm, height 1220mm, width 740mm
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
Listing information
Condition
History
17 April 1951: The memorial lies within the Peak District National Park designated on that date.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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