Derbyshire War Memorials
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Memorial Title

Sgt K W Johnson

Summary

Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a WW2 memorial to Sgt Kenneth Johnson added to a gravestone in St Peter's Churchyard, Littleover, Derby.
Images

Setting Grave Headstone
Locations

Last known location:
St Peter's Churchyard
Normanton La
Littleover
Derby
Nearest postcode:
DE23 6GP

NGR:
SK 33235 34063 ±5m
Location details:
Towards the southwestern corner of the churchyard.
Type

Overall type: Addition to gravestone.


Overall condition: Good. The inscription is legible.


Description:

An addition to a memorial stone on a family grave. The memorial comprises a grey granite headstone on an oblong base. The headstone has a reverse curve top with a gilded inscription incised in upright capital roman lettering.
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Headstone Grey granite 690 535 80 Good
Base Grey granite,
metal
85 610 300 Good
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription

IN
LOVING MEMORY OF
ELSIE MURIEL BYATT
BORN AT ST. IVES 1ST JULY 1908
DIED 22ND FEB 1984
WIDOW OF
SGT. KENNETH WILLIAM
JOHNSON
BORN AT HULL 3RD SEPT 1908
KILLED IN ACTION
14TH MARCH 1943
TOGETHER AT LAST
Conflicts and people named:
Conflict WW2 (1939-1945)
Number died 1
Number served and returned 0
Total names 1
Administration

Custodian: Presumed to be the Byatt or Johnson family.

Local authorities:
From WW2: Littleover Parish Council; Shardlow Rural District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From 1968: Derby County Borough Council (Derby Corporation) (Unparished)
From 1974: Derby Borough (and from 1977 City) Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From 1997 the unitary authority has been Derby City Council.
History

1st December 2015: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson and Alan Willmot. It was in good condition.
References

Comments

Page © Roy Branson