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W H Wilkinson

Summary

Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a WW2 war memorial tablet to Walter Wilkinson on a family grave in St Werburgh's Churchyard, Blackwell.
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Locations
Last known location:
St Werburgh's Churchyard
Church Hill
Blackwell
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
DE55 5HN

NGR:
SK 44427 58437 ±5m
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Location details:
Towards the northern corner of the churchyard..
Type
Overall type: Addition to gravestone.


Overall condition: Fair. The inscription is legible.


Description:

Additional lettering on a family gravestone which comprises chamfered grey granite kerbs with the inscription inlaid in upright capital block lettering.

Glossary
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Kerbs Grey granite 320 1970 2115 Fair
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
West kerb: FLORENCE MAY WILKINSON,
BORN 1913, DIED 1923.

North kerb: ALSO SARAH WILKINSON
DIED 22ND. FEB. 1988, AGED 78 YEARS.
ALSO HER HUSBAND
ARTHUR JAMES WILKINSON
DIED 7TH. MARCH 1969, AGED 82 YEARS

East kerb: SACRED TO THE MEMORY OF
WALTER HENRY WILKINSON, R.M. COMMANDOS BN, R.A.M.C,
KILLED IN ACTION, NORMANDY 8TH. JUNE 1944, AGED 24 YEARS.

South kerb: JOHN WILLIAM WILKINSON,
WHO DIED 16TH. DEC. 1932, AGED 74. "AT REST."
MARY WILKINSON,
WHO DIED 23RD. JULY 1938, AGED 77. "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 Wilkinson 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 appeared to be tended.
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