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Memorial Title

St Michael and All Angels' Church - WW2 Tablet (Lost)

Summary

Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a WW2 war memorial tablet reported at St Michael's Church, Alvaston.
Images
No images are currently available
Locations
Last known location:
St Michael and
 All Angels' Church
Church St
Alvaston
Derby
Nearest postcode:
DE24 0PR

NGR:
SK 39235 33353 ±5m OR
(From online digital mapping.)
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Location details:
The tablet was reported to be inside the church, in the Children's Corner.
Type
Overall type: Tablet.


Overall condition: Unknown


Description:

A tablet of unknown form.
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Tablet Unknown - - - Unknown
Dimensions not known.
Inscription
[Unknown: described as being in memory of those who died in the Second World War.]
Conflicts and people named:
Conflict Second World War (1939-1945)
Number died ?
Number served and returned ?
Total names ?
Administration
Custodian: Presumed to be the Parochial Church Council

Local authorities:
From WW2: Alvaston and Boulton Parish Council; Shardlow Rural District Council; Derbyshire County Council
From 1950: Derby County Borough Council (Derby Corporation).
From 1974: Derby District (later Borough and from 1977 City) Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From 1997: Derby City Council (unitary authority).
History
24th September, 1950: The memorial was unveiled by Sq Ldr G N L Bryant, commanding officer of No 65 Reserve Centre, Alvaston.

24th February, 1977: The church was listed Grade II, Heritage List for England number 1216019.

15th February, 2017: The church was visited by Roy Branson and Alan Willmot but the memorial was not located.
References
Derby Telegraph; 25th September 1950, p6: an account of the unveiling ceremony.
Comments
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