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Memorial
Title
CSM G E Neal
Images
Setting Memorial
Locations
Last known location:
Little Longstone
 Congregational
  Chapel Graveyard
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 west of the chapel, towards the rear corner.
Type
Overall type: Addition to gravestone.


Overall condition: Good. The inscription is legible.

Description:

An oblong grey granite headstone on an oblong base with a flower holder. The headstone has a thin incised gilded cross at the shallow reverse-curved head and an incised gilded inscription in several styles of lettering.

Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Headstone Grey granite 695 535 75 Good
Base Grey granite,
metal
80 610 300 Good
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
In Loving Memory of
C.S.M. GEORGE ERNEST NEAL,
KILLED IN ACTION AT SINGAPORE
12TH. FEBRUARY 1942,
AGED 38 YEARS.
ALSO NORA NEAL, WIFE OF THE ABOVE
DIED 7TH. DECEMBER 1978,
AGED 70 YEARS.
"AT REST."

Conflicts and people commemorated

Conflict Second World War (1939-1945)
Number died 1
Number served and returned 0
Total names 1
Administration
Custodians: Presumed to be the Neal family.

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 memorial lies within the Peak District National Park designated on that date.

The memorial may lie within the Little Longstone Conservation Area.

28th April, 2015: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson and Alan Willmot. It was in good condition although much of the gilding had worn off.
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Comments
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Page © Roy Branson