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Memorial details

Memorial type
Garden
District
Chesterfield
Town
Chesterfield
County
Derbyshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Lumshill Stone (Stone Carver)
Chatsworth Signs (Designer)
Andy Ball & Tony Bointon. (Builder)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 02-08-2014
    Attended by: Lord Lieutenant of Derbyshire, Mr William Tucker and former Chesterfield player Albert Collins.
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
68464
Current location

The Proact Stadium,
1866 Sheffield Road
Chesterfield
Chesterfield
Derbyshire
S41 8NZ
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 38416 73083
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Stone of remembrance with an inset marble tablet and two other tablets either side set in a small garden. The main tablet has a poppy centrally and the badge of Chesterfield FC in the bottom right-hand corner.
Inscription
Stone of Remembrance: THESE BRAVE MEN REPRESENTED CHESTERFIELD FOOTBALL CLUB AS PLAYERS OR IN A MANAGERIAL CAPACITY/BEFORE GIVING THEIR LIVES SERVING THEIR COUNTRY IN THE TWO WORLD WARS OF THE 20TH CENTURY/ FIRST WORLD WAR 1914-18/ (Names/ SECOND WORLD WAR 1939-45/ (Names)/ LEST WE FORGET/ WE WILL REMEMBER THEM. Left tablet: The only North Derbyshire born and bred man to be awarded the Victoria Cross/the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry./Fred, later to become a sergeant, showed extreme bravery on October 4th 1917/at Poekapelle near Ypres, disabling and capturing an enemy machine gun post./FOR VALOUR Right tablet: Staverley and District Branch/ of The Royal British Region/ They shall grow not old as we who are left grow old/ Age shall not weary them nor the years condemn/ At the going down of the sun and in the morning/ We will remember them.fir
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 10
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 10
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, forname,surname, decoration, regiment.
    Order of information: Surname.
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 6
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 6
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, forename, surname, regiment.
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Stone of remembrance
    Measurements: depth 1280mm, height 800mm, width 1340mm
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
  • Tablets
    Measurements: height 380mm, width 600mm
    Materials: Resin
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Site: £3000.00

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public

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