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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Amber Valley
Town
Heage
County
Derbyshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
66001
Current location

At the south end of the west wall of the extension.
St Lukes Church
Church St (b6013)
Heage
Amber Valley
Derbyshire
DE56 2BG
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 369 506
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
A plain oblong brass plaque with an incised inscription in upright capital roman letters. The plaque is mounted on a wooden backboard with chamfered edges.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN LOVING MEMORY/ OF/ LIEUT. JOHN JOSEPH HOLMES/ SHERWOOD RANGERS YEOMANRY/ KILLED IN ACTION NORTH-WEST EUROPE/ 19 NOVEMBER 1944/ AGED 24 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,regiment,place of death,forename,manner of death,age of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: depth 2mm, height 100mm, width 150mm
    Materials: Brass
  • Backboard
    Measurements: depth 15mm, height 150mm, width 200mm
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
  • CHURCH OF ST LUKE
  • Grade II*
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
History
29 November 1965: The church was listed Grade II*, Heritage List for England number 1158964.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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