Derbyshire War Memorials
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Gnr J Salt

Summary

Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a WW2 war memorial to Gnr Jack Salt added to a gravestone in St Werburgh's Churchyard, Blackwell.
Images
Setting Grave Inscription Click on a thumbnail to see a larger image.
Further images may be available on request.
Locations
Last known location:
St Werburgh's Churchyard
Church Hill
Blackwell
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
DE55 5HN

NGR:
SK 44443 58474 ±5m
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Location details:
Close to the northern corner of the churchyard.
Type
Overall type: Addition to gravestone.


Overall condition: Fair. The inscription is legible.


Description:

An addition to the lettering on a white granite headstone on a family grave. The headstone has a shallow rounded arch top with stepped shoulders and an inscription inlaid in upright capital block lettering. The headstone surmounts an oblong concrete kerb and is accompanied by chamfered oblong concrete kerbs

Glossary
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Headstone White granite 650 735 110 Fair
Base Concrete 195 870 225 Fair
Kerbs Concrete c150 c850 c1900 Fair
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
IN LOVING MEMORY
OF
MY DEAR HUSBAND
EDWARD ABRAHAM SALT,
DIED APRIL 10TH. 1942,
AGED 57 YEARS.
ALSO OUR DEAR SON
GNR. JACK SALT, R.A;
DIED SEPT. 10TH. 1946,
AGED 27 YEARS.
INTERRED MILITARY CEMETERY, JOHANNESBURG
ALSO FLORENCE SALT,
A DEAR WIFE & MOTHER
DIED SEPT. 28TH. 1976,
AGED 85 YEARS.
REUNITED.
Conflicts and people named:
Conflict Second World War (1939-1945) Totals
Action
Number died 1 1
Number served and returned 0 0
Total names 1 1
Administration
Custodian: Presumed to be the Salt family.

Local authorities:
From WW1: Blackwell Parish Council; Blackwell Rural District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From 1974: Blackwell Parish Council; Bolsover District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
History
28th December 2009: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson and Alan Willmot. It was in fair condition and the grave appeared to be tended.
References
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