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Memorial Title

St John the Evangelist's Church

Summary

Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a WW1 memorial plaque to the fallen of St John the Evangelist's Church at Hazelwood, Derbyshire.
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Setting Plaque
Locations

Last known location:
St John the
  Evangelist's Church
Hob Hill
Hazelwood
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
DE56 4AL

NGR:
SK 32816 46040
(From online digital mapping.)
Location details:
Inside the church on the south wall of the nave, east of the porch.
Type

Overall type: Plaque.


Overall condition: Good. The inscription is legible and the memorial is well cared for.

Description:

A nowy-headed brass plaque on an alabaster backboard. The plaque has two thin incised lines coloured black forming a border and a coloured design at the head comprising a White Ensign and a Union Flag crossed with a laurel wreath at the centre and a royal crown above. The inscription is incised in various styles of upright lettering mainly coloured black but with some rubricated initials, and the names are in two columns at the centre. The nowy-headed backboard is of white alabaster marbled in creams, browns and reds.
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Plaque Brass 810 610 2 Good
Backboard Alabaster 870 665 25 50
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription

This tablet was erected by the Parishioners
of HAZELWOOD to the GLORY of GOD
and in honour and in memory of
PTE. A. BAILEY.    MANCHESTERS.
 " S. BEARDSLEY.  SHERWOODS.
 " G. BEESON.     "
L.CPL. J. BEESON.     "
LIEUT. L. BURROWS.    "
TRPR. A. COPELAND. DERBYSHIRE YEO.
PTE. H. HEATH.    M.G.C.
 " E. HODGKINSON. R SCOTS FUS.
TRPR. W. HOLDEN.   DERBYSHIRE YEO.
PTE. S. HEATHCOTE.  LABOUR CORPS.
 " B. HUDSON.    R.F.A.
CAPT. F. H. MEREDITH LEWES. SHERWOODS.
PTE. F. OGDEN.    K.O.Y.L.I.
PTE. J. OGDEN.     K.O.Y.L.I.
 " R. PAYNE.     R.F.A.
 " J. SHAW.      SHERWOODS.
 " R. SLATER.    A.S.C.
 " W. SLATER.    CANADIANS.
 " HAROLD SMITH.  SHERWOODS.
 " HERBERT SMITH.   "
 " C. S. SMITH.    R.A.M.C.
SERGT. E. SMITH.    COLDSTREAMS.
PTE. A. SPENDLOVE. D. OF WELLINGTONS.
LIEUT. J. MAXWELL STUART.  "
PTE. T. TURNER.    BORDER REGT
who gave their lives for their Country
in the GREAT WAR. 1914 - 1918.

Conflicts and people named:
Conflict First World War
(1914-1919)
Number died 23
Number served and returned  0
Total names 23
Administration

Custodian: Presumed to be the Parochial Church Council.

Local authorities:
From WW2: Hazelwood Parish Council; Belper Rural District Council; Derbyshire County Council
From 1974: Hazelwood Parish Council; Amber Valley Borough Council; Derbyshire County Council
History

10th March 1986: The church was listed Grade II, Heritage List for England number 1335374.

22nd July, 2015: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson and Alan Willmot. It was in good condition and well cared for.
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