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Capt A T England - Plaque

Summary
Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a Boer War memorial to Capt Alick England at Kirk Langley, Derbyshire.
Images
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Further images may be available on request.
Locations
Last known location:
St Michael's Church
Church La
Kirk Langley
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
DE6 4NG

NGR:
SK 28646 38858
(From online digital mapping.)
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Location details:
The church is on the south side of the road. The memorial is inside, on the north wall of the Meynell Chapel, which is at the east end of the north aisle.
Type
Overall type: Plaque.


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

Description:

A wall-mounted oblong brass plaque with a broad incised border of alternating fleurons and vine leaves between two thin lines. The incised inscription is in upright capital roman lettering coloured white.

Glossary
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Plaque Brass 345 510 5 Fair
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
ALICK THORNBER ENGLAND,
CAPTAIN SHERWOOD FORESTERS DERBYSHIRE REGT.
DIED OF FEVER ON ACTIVE SERVICE AT STERKSTROOM
SOUTH AFRICA 24TH. FEBRUARY 1900.
"CHRIST'S FAITHFUL SOLDIER AND SERVANT"
"HIS SERVANTS SHALL SERVE HIM AND THEY SHALL SEE HIS FACE
AND HIS NAME SHALL BE IN THEIR FOREHEADS." REV. XXII. 3.4.
TO THE DEAR MEMORY OF OUR SON-IN-LAW
G.F. AND E.M. MEYNELL.

Conflicts and people named:
Conflict Second Boer War (1899-1902) Totals
Action
Number died 1 1
Number served and returned 0 0
Total names 1 1
Administration
Custodian: Presumed to be the parochial church council

Local authorities:
From WW1: Kirk Langley Parish Council; Belper Rural District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From 1974: Kirk Langley Parish Council; Amber Valley Borough Council; Derbyshire County Council.
History
13th February, 1967: The church was listed Grade I, Heritage List for England number 1109095.

28th June, 1995: The church lies within the Kirk Langley Conservation Area designated on that date.

25th June, 2017: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson. It was in fair condition.
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