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Memorial
Title

Sgt F E Harris

Images
Setting Grave Gravestone
Locations
Last known location:
St John the Evangelist's
 Churchyard
St John's Road (B6159)
Newbold
Chesterfield
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
S41 8PE

NGR:
SK 37166 73632 ±5m
Location details:
Near the centre of the cemetery.
Type
Overall type: Addition to Gravestone.


Overall condition: Fair. The inscription is legible.

Description:

An addition to a black granite headstone on a family grave. The headstone has a flat top with stepped corners, a spray of roses in relief in a broad band at the head and the incised inscription in mainly upright capital block lettering. The headstone surmounts a roughly dressed oblong base with a dressed top containing a flower holder.


Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Headstone Black granite 680 550 80 Fair
Base Black granite, metal 110 710 320 Good
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
In
Loving Memory of
SGT. FRANK EDWARD HARRIS
KILLED IN ACTION IN FRANCE
APRIL 28TH. 1918
AGED 37 YEARS.
AND
SARAH JANE HARRIS
HIS BELOVED WIFE
WHO DIED JAN. 15TH. 1920
AGED 38 YEARS.
REST IN PEACE.
JOHN HERBERT
SON OF THE ABOVE
1909 - 1985
Conflicts and people named:
Conflict First World War (1914-1919)
Number died 1
Number served and returned 0
Total names 1
Administration
Custodian: Presumed to be the Harris family.

Local authorities:
From WW1: Newbold and Dunston Urban District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From 1922: Chesterfield Borough Council (unparished); Derbyshire County Council.
History
9th October, 2013: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson and Alan Willmot. It was in fair condition and the inscription was legible.
References
Comments
Page © Roy Branson