Derbyshire War Memorials
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Memorial Title

H Heath

Summary

Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a WW1 memorial to H Heath 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 32843 46060 ±5m
Location details:
East of the church, near the middle of the section.
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 trefoil top with a moulded border and projecting mouldings on each side. At the head is a trefoil panel containing a design of foliage in relief with the inscription below inlaid mainly in upright capital block lettering.
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Headstone Limestone 1250 710 75 Fair
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription

IN LOVING MEMORY OF
AMY,
THE BELOVED DAUGHTER OF
WILLIAM JAMES & MARY HEATH,
WHO FELL ASLEEP MAY 15. 1909
Aged 16 years.
"NOT GONE FROM MEMORY, NOR FROM LOVE
BUT TO HER FATHER'S HOME ABOVE."
ALSO OF
HERBERT,
THE BELOVED SON OF
WILLIAM JAMES & MARY HEATH
WHO FELL IN ACTION IN FRANCE
OCTOBER 9TH 1917, AGED 19 YEARS.
A NOBLE LIFE HE LIVED, A NOBLE DEATH HE DIED,
AND NOW HE LIVES ON HIGH
ALSO OF
WILLIAM JAMES HEATH,
DIED FEB 8. 1919, AGED 57.

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 Heath 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.
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Comments

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