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Memorial Title

Cpl W T Slater

Summary

Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a WW1 memorial to Cpl W T Slater comprising an addition to a gravestone in St John the Evangelist's Churchyard at Hazelwood, Derbyshire.
Images

Grave Headstone
Locations

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

NGR:
SK 32875 46054 ±5m
Location details:
East of the church, close to the wall, towards the southern end.
Type

Overall type: Addition to gravestone.


Overall condition: Fair. The inscription is legible.


Description:

An addition to a limestone headstone on a family grave. The headstone has a shallow arch top with stepped corners and sprays of foliage in borders on each side and the inlaid inscription is in mixed styles of lettering. The headstone surmounts an oblong limestone base with a bevelled top.
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Headstone Limestone 895 840 75 Fair
Base Limestone 50 915 155 Fair
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription

In Loving Memory of
WILLIAM,
THE BELOVED HUSBAND OF
BLANCHE AUGUSTA SLATER,
OF CHEVIN SIDE,
WHO DIED OCT. 12TH. 1927,
AGED 65 YEARS.
Also of
CPL. WILLIAM T. SLATER,
SON OF THE ABOVE,
WHO WAS KILLED IN ACTION
JAN 3RD. 1916,
AGED 21 YEARS.
BURIED IN LINDENHOEK ROAD CEMETERY
WULVERGHEM BELGIUM.

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 Slater 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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