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Memorial Title

Capt F B Robinson (Bubbles)

Summary
Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a WW1 war memorial plaque in St Thomas the Apostle's Church, Brampton, Chesterfield commemorating Capt Frank (Bubbles) Robinson.
Images
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Further images may be available on request.
Locations
Last known location:
St Thomas the
 Apostle's Church
Chatsworth Rd (A619)
Brampton
Chesterfield
Nearest postcode:
S40 3AW

NGR:
SK 36206 70664
(From online digital mapping.)
Location details:
On the north wall inside the nave.
Type
Overall type: Plaque.


Overall condition: Fair. The inscription is legible.


Description:

A wall-mounted oblong brass plaque with projecting upper corners and a shallow arch top, a narrow line border and chamfered edges. The badge of the Sherwood Foresters Regiment is at the top left, and an image of a machine gun is at the top right. The whole plaque is slightly convex and has a planished finish with the raised inscription in upright capital roman lettering. The plaque is mounted on a plain wooden frame.

Glossary
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Plaque Brass 585 785 20 Fair
Frame Wood 730 905 25 Fair
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
IN LOVING MEMORY OF
(BUBBLES)
FRANK BRADBURY ROBINSON
CAPTAIN 6TH. SHERWOOD FORESTERS
NOTTS & DERBY REGT.
WHO WAS MORTALLY WOUNDED AT
GOMMECOURT FRANCE
ON JULY 1ST & DIED JULY 3RD 1916 AGED 23 YEARS
COMMANDING THE 139TH. BRIGADE MACHINE GUNS
HE FELL BEFORE THE ENEMY'S TRENCHES
BRAVELY CHEERING & LEADING ON HIS MEN
R.I.P
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: Unparished; Chesterfield Borough Council; Derbyshire County Council.
History
13th March, 1968: The church was listed Grade II, Heritage List for England number 1088299.

2nd September, 2016: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson and Alan Willmot. It was in fair condition.
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