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Memorial
Title
E V Lewis
Images
Setting Plaque
Locations
Last known location:
Our Lady and All
 Saints' Church
Rykneld Square
Chesterfield
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
S40 1XJ

NGR:
SK 38516 71171
(From online digital mapping)
Location details:
The memorial is on a pillar on the southern side of the Holy Cross Chapel, partially obscured by a screen.

The church is also known as St Mary and All Saints' Church

Rykneld Square was formerly known as Church Way.
Type
Overall type: Plaque


Overall condition: Good. The inscription is legible.


Description:

A wall mounted, horizontal, oblong brass plaque on a wooden backboard. The plaque has a small rubricated Latin cross at the head and the incised inscription is in upright capital block lettering.
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Plaque Brass 155 255 5 Good
Backboard Wood 150 255 5 Good
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
IN LOVING MEMORY OF
ERIC VAUGHAN LEWIS
WHO LAID DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS KING AND COUNTRY
ON WHIT TUESDAY, THE 25TH. OF MAY, 1915.
BLESSED ARE THE DEAD WHO DIE IN THE LORD, EVEN SO SAITH
THE SPIRIT, FOR THEY REST FROM THEIR LABOURS, AND
THEIR WORKS DO FOLLOW THEM.
THIS TABLET IS ERECTED
BY HIS FELLOW HELPERS OF THE LEAGUE OF OUR FATHER.

Conflicts and people commemorated
Conflict First World War (1914-1919)
Number died 1
Number served and returned 0
Total names 1
Administration
Custodian: -

Local authorities:
After WW1: Borough of Chesterfield; Derbyshire County Council.
From 1974: Chesterfield Borough Council (unparished); Derbyshire County Council.
History
15th July, 1971: The church was listed Grade I, Heritage List For England reference 1334708.

24th November, 1976: The church lies within the Chesterfield Town Centre Conservation Area designated on that date.

18th January, 2012: Surveyed by Roy Branson and Alan Willmot.
References
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Comments
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Page © Roy Branson