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W R Ward

Summary

Derbyshire War Memorials: A description of a WW2 war memorial vase to W R Ward in St Margaret's Church, Carsington, Derbyshire.
Images

Setting Left vase Right vase Vase
Locations

Last known location:
St Margaret's Church
Un-named road
Carsington
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
DE4 4DE

NGR:
SK 25246 53432
(From online digital mapping.)
Location details:
The church is on the north side of the road in the centre of the village. The vases are displayed on a shelf on the south wall.
Type

Overall type: Vase.


Overall condition: Fair. The inscription is legible and the memorial is well cared for.

Description:

A pair of plated metal vases (possibly brass) for flowers. An inscription is incised on the face of each vase in different styles of lettering.
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Vase x2 Metal* c200 c80 dia Fair
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
* The metal may be plated brass.
Inscription


In Loving Memory of
WILLIAM REGINALD WARD
killed in Italy
18th JANUARY 1944

[The inscription is the same on both vases.]
Conflicts and people named:
Conflict Second World War (1939-1945)
Number died 1
Number served and returned 0
Total names 1
Administration

Custodian: Presumed to be the Parochial Church Council

Local authorities:
From WW2: Carsington Parish Council; Ashbourne Rural District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From 1974: Carsington Parish Council; Derbyshire Dales District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
History

4th February 2008: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson and Alan Willmot. It was in fair condition and well cared for.
References

Comments

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