Derbyshire War Memorials
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Memorial Title

A A Copeland

Summary

Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a WW1 memorial to A A Copeland comprising an addition to a gravestone in St John the Evangelist's Churchyard at Hazelwood, Derbyshire.
Images

Setting Grave Headstone
Locations

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

NGR:
SK 32808 46056 ±5m
Location details:
North of the church, about half way along the building.
Type

Overall type: Addition to gravestone.


Overall condition: Fair. The inscription is legible but impaired by discolouration.

Description:

An addition to a headstone on a family grave. The tall limestone headstone has a rounded arch top, a moulded border, and a semicircular panel at the head containing a book and foliage in relief. The inlaid inscription is in upright capital block lettering. The headstone surmounts an oblong base with a chamfered top.
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Headstone Limestone 1350 710 75 Fair
Base Limestone 100 840 240 Fair
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription

THY WILL
BE DONE
IN LOVING MEMORY OF
WILLIAM WHITE.
WHO DIED MARCH 1ST 1896.
AGED 64 YEARS.
"HIS END WAS PEACE"
ALSO OF MARY HIS WIFE
WHO DIED JANUARY 15TH 1905
AGED 71 YEARS.
GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN.
IN LOVING MEMORY OF
HANNAH COPELAND,
AT REST AUG. 18TH. 1935,
AGED 79 YRS.
ALSO OF HER SON ARTHUR,
DIED 1915, AGED 31 YRS.
LOOK EVER TO JESUS.

Conflicts and people named:
Conflict First World War (1914-1919)
Number died 1
Number served and returned 0
Total names 1
Administration

Custodian: Presumed to be the Copeland Family.

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

27th December, 2013: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson and Alan Willmot. It was in fair condition.
References

Comments

Pte Albert Arthur Copeland was killed in action on 22nd August 1915 in Gallipoli.
Page © Roy Branson