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Memorial
Title
Capt R H Gregory MC
Images
Setting Gravestonel There are three further photographs of the inscriptions on
file, but they are indistinct.
Locations
Last known location:
All Saints' Churchyard
Kedleston Rd
Kedleston
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
DE22 5JH

NGR:
SK 31192 40292
(From online digital mapping)
Location details:
Near the southwest corner of the churchyard.
Type
Overall type: Addition to Gravestone



Overall condition: Poor. The stone is now well maintained but has been cracked in the past and the inscription is faint.

An addition to a rectangular stone tablet on a family grave, perhaps originally standing but now laid flat on the ground surface. The inscription is incised in upright capital lettering. Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Gravestone Stone c2000 c900 - Poor
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
Gravestone:
IN LOVING MEMORY OF
THE REVD. WILLIAM HENRY GREGORY,
FOR SEVEN YEARS CURATE OF THIS PARISH,
AND FORMERLY INCUMBENT OF SAANICH,
VANCOUVER ISLAND, WHO ENTERED INTO REST
SEPT. 4TH. 1910,
AGED 65 YEARS
“THINE EYES SHALL SEE THE KING IN
HIS BEAUTY.” ISAIAH XXXIII 17
ALSO IN LOVING MEMORY OF
FLORENCE LAURA
DEARLY BELOVED WIFE OF THE ABOVE
WHO PASSED AWAY
NOV 6TH. 1934
IN HER 75TH YEAR
RE UNITED
IN MEMORY OF
CAPTAIN REUBEN HENRY GREGORY M.C.
YOUNGER SON OF THE ABOVE
KILLED IN ACTION ON THE (...CHA...?) RIDGE, BELGIUM
JUNE 9TH 1917
AGED 25 YEARS
LOVED AND RESPECTED BY ALL WHO KNEW HIM
SUCCEEDED IN EVERYTHING HE UNDERTOOK
AND LEAVES AS A LEGACY TO US ALL A NOBLE
EXAMPLE OF MODESTY AND STRENGTH

(Inscription faint and stone broken.)

Conflicts and people commemorated
Conflict First World War (1914-1919)
Number died 1
Number served and returned 0
Total names 1
Administration
Custodian: The Churches Conservation Trust

Local authorities:
After WW1: Kedleston Parish Council; Belper Rural District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From 1974: Kedleston Parish Council; Amber Valley Borough Council; Derbyshire County Council.
History
1984: The park and gardens were added to the English Heritage Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest.

1988: The Churches Conservation Trust took over care of the church.

21st March, 2010: Surveyed by Roy Branson.
References
The National Trust's war memorials can be explored on this map.
Comments
Kedleston Hall and park are managed by the National Trust. The church and churchyard lie within the park but are independent of it.
Page © Roy Branson