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Memorial
Title
Pte J R Timm and Pte F C Slack
Images
Setting Memorial Inscription
Locations
Last known location:
Little Longstone
 Congregational
  Chapel
Un-named lane
Little Longstone
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
DE45 1NN

NGR:
SK 18756 71627
±5m
Location details:
Although apparently un-named, the lane between Little Longstone and Monsall Head is sometimes referred to as Butts Road or Main Road. The chapel is on the north side of the lane. The memorial is inside the porch, on the right when entering.
Type
Overall type: Tablet.


Overall condition: Good. The inscription is legible.

Description:

An oblong limestone tablet in a stepped limestone frame.  The inscription is incised in upright capital block lettering infilled in black.

Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Tablet Limestone 355 660 - Good
Frame Limestone 460 760 60 Good
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
ERECTED BY THE INHABITANTS OF
LITTLE LONGSTONE
TO COMMEMORATE THE SELF-SACRIFICE
AND DEVOTION TO DUTY OF
PTE. JAMES RENWICK TIMM
16TH AUGUST 1917 AND
PTE. FRED COWEN SLACK
24TH. AUGUST 1918
KILLED IN ACTION IN THE WAR 1914 - 1918.

Conflicts and people commemorated

Conflict First World War (1914-1919)
Number died 2
Number served and returned 0
Total names 2
Administration
Custodians: Presumed to be the chapel authorities.

Local Authorities:
From WW1: Little Longstone Parish Council; Bakewell Rural District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From 1974: Little Longstone Parish Council; Derbyshire Dales District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
History
17th April, 1951: The chapel lies within the Peak District National Park designated on that date.

The chapel may lie within the Little Longstone Conservation Area.

22nd March, 1985: The chapel was listed Grade II, Heritage List for England reference 1311405.

28th April, 2015: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson and Alan Willmot. It was in good condition and well cared for.
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