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St John the Baptist's Church - Book of Remembrance

Summary

Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a WW1 and WW2 war memorial book of remembrance at St John the Baptist's Church, Smalley, Derbyshire.
Images
Cover Inscription Names
Locations
Last known location:
St John the Baptist's Church
Main Rd (A608)
Smalley
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
DE7 6DS

NGR:
SK 40631 44132
(From online digital mapping.)
Location details:
At the rear of the nave.
Type
Overall type: Book of Remembrance.


Overall condition: Good. The inscription is legible.


Description:

A loose leaf, computer printed book of remembrance with a cover bearing a colour image of a CWGC headstone and a wreath of poppies The contents include a list of names and many biographies.
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Book Plastic, card, paper 315 270 50 Good
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
Cover:
Conflicts and people named:
Conflict First World War (1914-1919) Second World War (1939-1945) Totals
Action
Number died 31 6 37
Number served and returned  0 0  0
Total names 31 6 37
THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918
We Will Remember Them
Inscription
In Memory Of the Men of Smalley
Who Made the Ultimate Sacrifice
In the
1st and 2nd World Wars
And their Families
Name list:
1st World War 1914-1918
A Attenborough
Frederick Attenborough
Thomas Attenborough
Samuel Bacon
William Henry Barnett
Harold Beardsley
Arthur Clark
William Cope
Ernest Cresswell
Richard Elloitt
Edgar Flanders
Arthur Fletcher
Arthur Ernest Fletcher
A Fletcher
William Henry Hazelwood
Harold Horsley
James Jackson
Thomas Anthony Kerry
Reginald Martin
William Mckiddie
G R Mee
Mark Mee
Alfred Edwin Messer
Wilfred Ira Moss
David Males
Harry Newton
Archie Page
Joseph Page
Jacinth Sacheverell Wilmot-Sitwell
Cyril Launcelot Toplis
John Arthur Woodhouse
2nd World War 1939-1945
Roy Abbott
Fred Braddock
Walter Oakes
Reginald Preston
Harry Rodgers
Frank Lill Shears
Administration
Custodian: Presumed to be the parochial church council.

Local authorities:
From WW1: Smalley Parish Council; Belper Rural District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From 1974: Smalley Parish Council; Amber Valley Borough Council; Derbyshire County Council.
History
20th May, 2016: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson. It was in good condition and well cared for.
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