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Memorial details

Memorial type
Pillar / Column
District
North East Derbyshire
Town
Killamarsh
County
Derbyshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Afghanistan (2001-2014)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 2011
    Attended by: Unknown
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
69934
Current location

Corner of Bridge Street
High Street and Kirkcroft Lane
Kirkcroft Lane
Killamarsh
North East Derbyshire
Derbyshire
S21 1BN
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 45686 80854
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Rectangular pillar set upon four stone stepped bases. Pillar surmounted by a square stone with apex. Inscription is carved in black, on the top stone, pillar and base. Three faces of the pillar bear inscriptions.
Inscription
Six o'clock face: WE WILL REMEMBER THEM/ SACRED TO/ THE MEMORY OF THE/ BRAVE OF THIS PARISH/ WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1918/ (Names)/ "MAY THEY REST IN PEACE"/ DEDICATED BY/ THE FRIENDS AND PEOPLE OF KILLAMARSH. Three o'clock face: WE WILL REMEMBER THEM/ SACRED TO/ THE MEMORY OF THE/ BRAVE OF THIS PARISH/ WHO FELL IN WORLD WAR II/ 1939-1945/ (Names)/ "MAY THEY REST IN PEACE" Twelve o'clock face: WE WILL REMEMBER THEM/ SACRED TO/ THE MEMORY OF THE/ BRAVE OF THIS PARISH/ WHO FELL IN THE/ AFGHANISTAN CONFLICT/ (Name)/ "MAY THEY REST IN PEACE"
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 50
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 50
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Initial, surname
    Order of information: Alphabetical by surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 14
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 14
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Initial, surname
    Order of information: Alphabetical by surname
  • Afghanistan (2001-2014)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Initial, surname
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname
Components
  • Pillar
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Details: Paid for by public subscription, fund raising events, raffles etc.

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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© WMR-69934

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