Derbyshire War Memorials
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Memorial Title

Pte F Hall

Summary
Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a WW1 war memorial to Pte Frederick Hall added to a gravestone in St James's Churchyard, Brassington, Derbyshire.
Images
Setting Headstone Click on a thumbnail to see a larger image.
Further images may be available on request.
Locations
Last known location:
St James's Churchyard
Church St
Brassington
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
DE4 4HJ

NGR:
SK 23068 54326
(From online digital mapping.)
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Location details:
The church is on the north side of the road in the centre of the village. The gravestone is southeast of the church, near the road.
Type
Overall type: Addition to gravestone.


Overall condition: Fair. The inscription is legible.


Description:

An addition to the lettering on a stone on a family grave. The tall limestone headstone has a pointed arch top, recessed sides and a flower in relief in a quatrefoil panel at the head. The inscription is inlaid mainly in upright capital block lettering. The headstone surmounts an oblong stone base with bevelled top.

Glossary
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Headstone Limestone 1265 650 75 Fair
Base Limestone c150 c850 c250 Fair
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
In [Loving Memory] of
[FREDERICK WRIGHT HALL,]
WHO DIED JULY [21, 1927,]
AGED [67] YEARS.
ALSO [OF]
JULIA [AMELIA,]
WIFE OF THE ABOVE,
WHO DIED SEP. 15, 1927,
AGED 73 YEARS.
ALSO OF
PTE. FREDERICK HALL,
SON OF THE ABOVE
BORN MARCH 24, 1896,
KILLED IN ACTION IN FRANCE,
OCT. 23, 1917.

[Some lettering missing or damaged.]
Conflicts and people named:
Conflict First World War
(1914-1919)
Totals
Action Not specified
Number died 1 1
Number served and returned 0 0
Total names 1 1
Administration
Custodian: Presumed to be the Hall family.

Local authorities:
From WW1: Brassington Parish Council; Ashbourne Rural District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From 1974: Brassington Parish Council; Derbyshire Dales District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
History and Conservation
July, 1971: The memorial lies within the Brassington Conservation Area first designated in that month.

2nd March, 2009: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson and Alan Willmot. It was in fair condition although some lettering was missing from the inscription.
References
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