Derbyshire War Memorials
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Memorial Title

Sherwood Foresters
  (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment) - WW2

Summary
Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a WW2 war memorial plaque outside Chesterfield Museum at the Stephenson Memorial Hall, Chesterfield, commemorating the Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment).
Images
Setting Location Plaque Click on a thumbnail to see a larger image.
Further images may be available on request.
Locations
Last known location:
Chesterfield Museum and
 Art Gallery
Stephenson Memorial Hall
St Mary's Gate (B6543)
Chesterfield
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
S41 7TD

NGR:
SK 38563 71226 ±5m
Location details:
The museum is at the junction with Corporation St. and Holywell St. The plaque is mounted on the external wall, to the right of the door when entering.
Type
Overall type: Plaque.


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

Description:

An oblong bronze wall plaque with a stepped raised border and an inscription in upright raised capital roman lettering.

Glossary
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Plaque Bronze 255 430 15 Fair
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD
IN HONOURED MEMORY OF THE
1520 SHERWOOD FORESTERS WHO
GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE WAR
OF 1939 - 1945 & IN HONOUR OF
THEIR COMRADES WHO SERVED IN
THE 13 UNITS OF THE REGIMENT
Conflicts and people named:
Conflict Second World War (1939-1945) Totals
Action
Number died 0 0
Number served and returned 0 0
Total names 0 0
Administration
Custodian: Presumed to be Chesterfield Borough Council

Local authorities:
From WW1: Chesterfield Parish Council; Chesterfield Borough Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From 1974: Unparished; Chesterfield Borough Council; Derbyshire County Council.
History
9th August, 1976: Stephenson Hall was listed Grade II, Heritage List for England number 1334684.

November, 1976: The memorial lies within the Town Centre Conservation Area first designated in that month.

9th September, 2016: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson and Anne Branson. It was in fair condition and cared for.
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