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Memorial
Title
W Eyre and R Eydes
Images
Setting
Locations
Last known location:
Abney Village Hall
Un-named road
Abney
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
S32 1AH

NGR:
SK 19797 79799
(From online digital mapping)
Location details:
The village hall is near the centre of the village. The memorial is inside on the east wall.
Type
Overall type: Plaque.


Overall condition: Good. The inscription is legible.

Description:

A wall-mounted oblong brass plaque on a wooden backboard with chamfered edges. The plaque has a thin red latin cross at the head and a thin incised border coloured black. The inscription is incised in upright capital block lettering coloured black, the names with rubricated initials.

Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Plaque Brass c600 c300 c2 Good
Backboard Wood c600 c300 c20 Good
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD
IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF
WILFRED EYRE
AND
REGINALD EYDES
WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN
THE GREAT WAR
1914-1919.
"MAKE THEM TO BE NUMBERED
WITH THY SAINTS"
Conflicts and people named:
Conflict First World War (1914-1919)
Number died 2
Number served and returned 0
Total names 2
Administration
Custodian: Unknown

Local authorities:
From WW1: Abney and Abney Grange Parish Council; Bakewell Rural District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From 1974: Abney and Abney Grange Parish Council; Derbyshire Dales District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
History
10th June, 2015: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson and Alan Willmot. It was in good condition.
References
Comments
Page © Roy Branson