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Memorial Title

Shirebrook - Plaque

Summary

Derbyshire War Memorials: A description of a WW1 war memorial plaque in Holy Trinity Church at Shirebrook, Derbyshire.
Images

No images are currently available.
Locations

Last known location:
Holy Trinity Church
Church Dr
Shirebrook
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
NG20 8DE

NGR:
SK 52475 67514
(from online digital mapping)
Location details:
Inside the church.
Type

Overall type: Plaque.


Overall condition: Not known.


Description:

A bronze plaque with a wreath at the head and containing the names of the fallen.
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Plaque Bronze - - - Not known
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription

[Not known]
Conflicts and people named:
Conflict First World War (1914-1919)
Number died 158
Number served and returned  0
Total names 158
Administration

Custodian: Not known

Local authorities:
From WW1: Shirebrook Parish Council; Blackwell Rural District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From 1974: Shirebrook Town Council; Bolsover District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
History

30th December, 1923: The memorial was unveiled by Mr W B M Jackson, sometime director of Shirebrook Colliery Ltd, and dedicated by the Ven Edmond Crosse, Archdeacon of Chesterfield.
References

Derbyshire Times and Chesterfield Herald, 6th January 1923 p4: A report of the unveiling.
Comments

This record is based solely on the newspaper report.
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