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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
North East Derbyshire
Town
Tupton
County
Derbyshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War - civilians, Second World War (1939-1945), First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
658
Current location

Junction of Queen Victoria Road and Green Lane
Saint John's Church in the North Wingfield Team
88-128 Queen Victoria Road
Tupton
North East Derbyshire
Derbyshire
S42 6BL
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 39587 66137
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Plain celtic cross with wheel and crown in the centre of the cross with two stepped base. Dedicatory plaques mounted onto the plinth and base. Raised capital lettering.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN PROUD AND GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THE MEN WHO/ LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918/ (NAMES)/ THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE/ AND IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES)/ THE ABOVE NAMES ARE OF PARISHIONERS KILLED WHILST SERVING IN/ HIS MAJESTIES FORCES/ (NAMES)/ THE ABOVE NAMES ARE OF PARISHIONERS KILLED IN THE AIR RAID ON TUPTON/ ON THE 15TH MARCH 1941
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allen, W B
Alton, W
Bainbridge, H
Baldwin, I
Bate, T W
Bignell, E
Bignell, J T
Board, F
Bunce, T
Burbidge, J S
See details for all 42 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 11
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 11
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 11
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 11
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 42
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 42
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 2FT, height 8FT 6", width 3FT 6"
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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