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Memorial Title

Lt J C F Keatinge

Summary
Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a WW2 war memorial plaque commemorating Lt John Keatinge in St Mary the Virgin's Church, Denby, Derbyshire.
Images
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Further images may be available on request.
Locations
Last known location:
St Mary the Virgin's Church
Church St
Denby
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
DE5 8PH

NGR:
SK 39866 46495
(From online digital mapping.)
Location details:
The church is on the south side of the road. The memorial plaque is inside, on the west wall of the nave near the south arcade.
Type
Overall type: Church fittings and plaque.


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

Description:

Unidentified repairs and replacement of church fabric, including heraldic shields and roof trusses, accompanied by an oblong bronze plaque with a raised moulded border, a badge of the Irish Guards at the head, and an inscription in raised upright capital roman lettering. The plaque is mounted on an oaken backboard with rounded edges.

Glossary
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Heraldic shields Unknown - - - Unknown
Roof trusses Unknown - - - Unknown
Plaque Bronze 310 450 15 Fair
Backboard Oak 340 480 20 Fair
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
THE SHIELDS OF ARMS
AND ROOF TRUSSES OF THIS CHURCH WERE
REPLACED AND REPAIRED IN MEMORY OF
JOHN CHARLES FITZGERALD KEATINGE
SOMETIME SENIOR COMMONER PREFECT
AT WINCHESTER COLLEGE:
SCHOLAR ELECT OF KINGS COLLEGE CAMBRIDGE:
LIEUTENANT IRISH GUARDS
KILLED IN ACTION IN NORMANDY
4TH. AUGUST 1944
Conflicts and people named:
Conflict Second World War (1939-1945) 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 WW2: Denby Parish Council; Belper Rural District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From 1974: Denby Parish Council; Amber Valley Borough Council; Derbyshire County Council.
History
13th February, 1967: The church was listed Grade I, Heritage List for England number 1109129.

11th September, 2016: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson and Anne Branson. It was in fair condition and cared for.
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