Derbyshire War Memorials
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Memorial Title

W Annable

Summary

Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a WW1 war memorial to Willis Annable added to a family gravestone in Horsley Woodhouse Cemetery, Derbyshire.
Images
Setting Grave Headstone Click on a thumbnail to see a larger image.
Further images may be available on request.
Locations
Last known location:
Horsley Woodhouse Cemetery
Calladine La
Horsley Woodhouse
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
DE7 6AT

NGR:
SK 39834 44907 ±5m
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Location details:
The cemetery is accessed from an un-named track of Calladine Lane at its northern end. The grave is near the centre of the cemetery.
Type
Overall type: Addition to gravestone.


Overall condition: Fair. Some lettering is missing from the inscription.

Description:

An addition to the lettering on a family gravestone.  The low grey stone headstone has a shallow triangular arch top with stepped and projecting shoulders and foliated borders in relief to each side. The inlaid inscription is in upright capital block lettering.

Glossary
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Headstone Grey stone 580 910 c100 Fair
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
SACRED TO THE MEMORY OF
SARAH JANE,
THE BELOVED WIFE OF
FRED ANNABLE,
AT REST MARCH 17. 1949, [AGED] 75 YEARS.
[ALSO] HER BELOVED HUSBAND
FREDERICK ANNABLE
AT [REST] OCTOBER 24. 1971, AGED 97 YEARS.
ALSO OF WILLIS, THEIR SON,
DIED AT ABBEVILLE FRANCE,
JULY 29. 1917, AGED 19 YEARS.
HE GIVETH HIS BELOVED SLEEP.

[Some lettering missing or damaged.]
Conflicts and people named:
Conflict First World War (1914-1919) Totals
Action Unspecified
Number died 1 1
Number served and returned 0 0
Total names 1 1
Administration
Custodian: Presumed to be the Annable family.

Local authorities:
From WW1: Horsley Woodhouse Parish Council, Belper Rural District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From 1974: Horsley Woodhouse Parish Council, Amber Valley Borough Council; Derbyshire County Council.
History
27th August, 2008: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson and Alan Willmot. It was in fair condition although some of the lettering had been lost.
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