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St John the Baptist's Church - WW2 Plaque

Summary

Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a WW2 war memorial plaque in St John the Baptist's Church at Winster, Derbyshire.
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Setting Memorial
Locations

Last known location:
St John the Baptist's Church
Elton Rd (B5057)
Winster
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
DE4 2DH

NGR:
SK 23948 60575
(From online digital mapping.)
Location details:
On the north wall of the north aisle.
Type

Overall type: Plaque.


Overall condition: Fair. The inscription is legible.


Description:

A plain oblong brass plaque mounted directly onto the wall between the brackets of the WW1 memorial. The incised inscription and names are in capital block lettering coloured black.
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Plaque Brass 100 720 2 Fair
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
1939 - 45.
L/CPL. H. C. BOAM DVR. A. SHEPHERD SGT. J. THORPE
Conflicts and people named:
Conflict Second World War (1939-1945)
Number died 3
Number served and returned 0
Total names 3
Administration

Custodian: Presumed to be the Parochial Church Council

Local authorities:
From WW1: Winster Parish Council; Bakewell Rural District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From 1974: Winster Parish Council; Derbyshire Dales District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
History

17th April, 1951: The church lies in the Peak District National Park designated on that date.

Unknown date: The church lies within the Winster Conservation Area.

12th July 1967: The church was listed Grade II, Heritage List for England number 1335208.

17th July 2010: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson. It was in fair condition and well cared for.

22nd February 2016: The memorial was rephotographed by Roy Branson. It was in fair condition and well cared for.
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Comments

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