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St Peter's Church - Roll of Honour

Summary

Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a WW1 roll of honour in St Peter's Church, Littleover, Derby.
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Memorial
Locations

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

NGR:
SK 33235 34157
(from online digital mapping)
Location details:
In storage.
Type

Overall type: Roll of Honour.


Overall condition: Fair. The inscription is legible but a little faded.

Description:

A glazed and framed roll of honour comprising a printed sheet with handwritten names. The paper sheet has headings printed in full colour with a motif at the right comprising a crown, a cross and sprays of palm leaves. The title is in gold lettering with an illuminated initial in red and gold. The centre of the sheet has space where the names have been written, but on filling this space further names have been added in the left margin.
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Roll of Honour Paper c480 c350 - Fair
Frame Oak,
polycarbonate
560 4400 20 Fair
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription

 EUROPEAN WAR,
1914-1915.
1915-1916.
1916-1917.
1917-1918.
ROLL OF
HONOUR
Greater love hath no man than this, that a man
lay down his life for his friends.
Killed in Action.
Pte. Ernest Allsopp
Pte. Joseph Corden
Pte. Charles Newton
Pte Francis Houlston
Pte. Herbert Spalding. M.M.
Pte Fred. Baldwin
Pte. Fred. Shaw
Pte. Lawrence Ford
Pte. Edward Stoppard
Pte. Ben Wibberley
Lieut. Stuart Thirlby.
Pte. Hollin Marshall
Pte. Richard Vickers.
Pte. Fred Vickers.
Corporal Richard E. Hill.
Pte. Alfred Wootton.
Pte. Frank Williamson.
Pte. William R. Jerram.
Corporal Harold Lane
Private Arthur Turner
Private Draper Attewell
Corporal Wilfrid Lee
Private Harold Collard
Private Louis Spencer
Sergeant George Freeston
Lieut. Jack Mc.Innes
Private Frederick Johnson
Private Herbert Wibberley
Private George Smith
Private Thomas Moorcroft
Corporal Fred. Popple
Lieut.Col. C. J. W. Hobbs D.S.O.
Captain Francis D. Stones
Lieut. W. H. Shaw
Pte. John Osborne
Pte. Samuel Williams
Pte. James Grove
2nd. Battalion Sherwood Foresters.
10th. Battalion Sherwood Foresters.
1st. Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment
1/1 Derbyshire Yeomanry.
10th. Sherwood Foresters.
2nd. Battalion Leicestershire Regiment.
10th. Battalion Sherwood Foresters.
5th. Sherwood Foresters.
2nd. Battalion Grenadier Guards.
24th. Northumberland Fusiliers
3/5 Sherwood Foresters.
R.A.M.C.
5th Sherwood Foresters.
Sherwood Foresters.
5th. Sherwood Foresters.
Norfolk Regiment.
13th. Sherwood Foresters.
Sherwood Foresters.
South Staffs.
 Grant them, Lord, Eternal Rest, and let light
perpetual shine upon them.

Conflicts and people named:
Conflict First World War (1914-1919)
Number died 37
Number served and returned  0
Total names 37
Administration

Custodian: Presumed to be the Parochial Church Council.

Local authorities:
From WW1: 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

20th December 2015: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson. It was in good condition.
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