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Memorial details

Memorial type
Addition to gravestone
District
Derbyshire Dales
Town
Great Longstone
County
Derbyshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
65625
Current location

The grave is southwest of the church
in the corner
near the footpath gate.
St Giles Churchyard
Church La
Great Longstone
Derbyshire Dales
Derbyshire
DE45 1TB
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 200 718
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
An addition to a sandstone headstone on a family grave. The headstone has a pointed arch top with a spray of ivy leaves in a crescent shaped panel at the head, attached colonnettes at the sides and an incised inscription in upright capital block lettering lettering.
Inscription
THY/ WILL BE/ DONE/ IN AFFECTIONATE REMEMBRANCE OF/ THOMAS WARD,/ WHO DIED JUNE 19TH. 1911,/ AGED 74 YEARS./ ALSO OF FRANCES HIS WIFE,/ WHO DIED MARCH 13TH 1912,/ AGED 73 YEARS./ ALSO OF THEIR SON,/ PRIVATE ARTHUR WARD,/ 8TH NORTH STAFFORDS./ WHO DIED OF WOUNDS SEPT. 5TH 1918/ AGED 37 YEARS./ ALSO OF THEIR SON,/ CHARLES, WHO DIED FEBY. 1ST 1882,/ AGED 10 YEARS.
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,manner of death,age of death,relationships
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Gravestone
    Measurements: depth 100mm, height 1530mm, width 765mm
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
  • Base
    Measurements: depth 300mm, height c50mm, width 950mm
    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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