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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Chesterfield
Town
Old Whittington
County
Derbyshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: October 1947
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
695
Current location

Bus Shelter by Memorial hall.
71
Swanwick Memorial Hall
High Street
Old Whittington
Chesterfield
Derbyshire
S41 9LQ
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 38447 74929
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Stone tablet with plain double line border engraved with dedication.
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF / CAPTAIN ROY NORTON SWANWICK, / 15TH/19TH ROYAL HUSSARS / YOUNGEST SON OF MR & MRS ERIC SWANWICK / WHITTINGTON HOUSE, CHESTERFIELD / KILLED IN ACTION IN GERMANY / MARCH 1ST 1945
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,manner of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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