Derbyshire War Memorials
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Memorial Title

J W Millard

Summary

Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a WW1 war memorial comprising an addition to a gravestone in Christ Church graveyard, Stonegravels, Chesterfield, commemorating J W Millard.
Images
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Further images may be available on request.
Locations
Last known location:
Christ Church graveyard
Sheffield Rd (B6057)
Stonegravels
Chesterfield
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
S41 7JH

NGR:
SK 38521 72329 ±5m
Location details:
The church is at the rear of the Parish Centre. The memorial is north of the church, towards the boundary hedge.
Type
Overall type: Addition to gravestone


Overall condition: Fair. The inscription is legible.


Description:

An addition to the lettering on a headstone on a family grave. The low, white marble headstone has a pedimented head with a cross in a roundal and sprays of foliage in the tympanum. To each side are projecting panels resembling pilasters bearing circular motifs in relief. The inlaid inscription is in mixed case, mainly upright, lettering.

Glossary
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Headstone White marble 540 865 170 Fair
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
To the sacred memory of
our beloved mother,
CLARA MILLARD
WHO FELL ASLEEP JAN. 31ST. 1936,
AGED 81 YEARS.
"LOVE ONLY IS ETERNAL."
Also her son J. WILLIAM MILLARD
WHO GAVE HIS LIFE IN THE GREAT WAR
AT YPRES, OCT. 18TH. 1917
"HAPPY MEMORIES STILL LINGER."
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 Millard family.

Local authorities:
From WW1: Chesterfield Parish Council; Chesterfield Borough Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From 1974: (Unparished); Chesterfield Borough Council; Derbyshire County Council.
History
28th September, 2016: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson and Alan Willmot. It was in fair condition.
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