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Memorial Title

Littleover Primitive Methodist Church (Lost)

Summary
Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a WW1 war memorial tablet formerly in the Primitive Methodist Church at Littleover, Derby.
Images
No images are available.
Locations
Last known location:
Littleover Primitive Methodist
 Church (demolished)
Burton Rd
Littleover
Derby
Nearest postcode:
DE23 6DN

NGR:
SK 33267 34398
(From online digital mapping.)
Location details:
The church was on the northern side of the road in the centre of the village, opposite the junction with Shepherd St. It closed in 1957 and was demolished in 1965.
Type
Overall type: Tablet.


Overall condition: Lost


Description:

A tablet in an oaken frame. No further details are known.
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Tablet Unknown - - - Lost
Frame Oak - - - Lost
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
IN LOVING GRATITUDE
TO THE FOLLOWING
TEACHERS AND SCHOLARS
OF THIS SCHOOL WHO SERVED
IN THE GREAT WAR, 1914-18,
AND TO THE MEMORY OF THOSE
WHO MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE.
G. T. STEVENSON,
A. STEVENSON,
B. STEVENSON,
F. KIRKLAND,
G. STEVENSON.
E. SPENCER,
J. TURNER,
HAROLD TURNER,
G. MORLEY,
H. TURNER,
A. TURNER KILLED IN ACTION SEPT. 20. 1915.
W. H. MARSHALL, KILLED IN ACTION NOV. 20. 1917.
"FAITHFUL UNTO DEATH."

[Conjectural layout: line spacing and lettering style not known.]
Conflicts and people named:
Conflict First World War (1914-1919)
Number died  2
Number served and returned 10
Total names 12
Administration
Custodian: Not known.

Local authorities:
From WW1 until 1965: Littleover Parish Council; Shardlow Rural District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
History
20th April, 1921: The memorial was unveiled by Mrs James Pottar.
References
Derby Telegraph; 21st April 1921 p3: A report on the unveiling service.
Comments
This record is based entirely on the referenced press cutting.
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