Derbyshire War Memorials
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Memorial Title

2Lt C V Campbell

Summary

Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a WW1 war memorial window in Christ Church, Stonegravels, Chesterfield, commemorating 2Lt Clarence Campbell.
Images
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Further images may be available on request.
Locations
Last known location:
Christ Church
Sheffield Rd (B6057)
Stonegravels
Chesterfield
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
S41 7JH

NGR:
SK 38520 72301
(From online digital mapping.)
Location details:
The church is at the rear of the Parish Centre. The memorial is in the wall of the apsidal chancel.
Type
Overall type: Window


Overall condition: Fair The inscription is legible and the memorial is cared for.

Description:

A two light stained glass window in a shallow arched opening. The two lights, in a wide range of reds, blues, greens, purples and golds, have ogee heads and are separated by a stone mullion. The left light is believed to show St George wearing a short tunic over armour, carrying a lance and shield and standing over the dragon, although he is depicted as an angel. The right light depicts the Archangel Gabriel wearing golden robes and surmounted by a dove of peace. Across the foot of both lights is a design incorporating sprays of acanthus leaves supporting platforms on which the images each rest, and an unfurled scroll bearing the inscription in upright sentence-case lettering. The maker's name is inscribed in the bottom right margin of the right light.

Glossary
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Window* Stone, glass, lead 1880 1160 - Fair
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
* The dimensions here are for the opening, not the individual lights.
Inscription
Across foot of both lights: To the Glory of God and in memory of Clarence Victor Campbell
2nd. Lieutenant 7th. Notts. & Derby Regiment. Sidesman of this Church.
Killed in action October 26th. 1917 Aged 23 years. Erected by his parents

Bottom right corner of right light: John Hall & Sons (BRISTOL) LTD. 173 ST PANCRAS RD LONDON NW1

Conflicts and people named:
Conflict First World War (1914-1919) Totals
Action
Number died 1 1
Number served and returned 0 0
Total names 1 1
Administration
Custodian: Presumed to be the parochial church council.

Local authorities:
From WW1: Chesterfield Parish Council; Chesterfield Borough Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From 1974: (Unparished); Chesterfield Borough Council; Derbyshire County Council.
History
Unknown date: The window was made by John Hall and Sons (Bristol and London) Ltd, 173 Pancras Rd, London NW1

Unknown date: The window was unveiled by Mr R F Hartwright.

14th September, 2016: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson and Anne Branson. It was in fair condition and cared for.
References
Comments
Thanks to David Nightingale, John Holmes and Wendy Pockson of Christ Church and the Chesterfield St Helen's and District Local History Society for their assistance and provision of material in researching this memorial.

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