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St Thomas the Apostle's Church - Board

Summary

Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a WW1 war memorial board at St Thomas the Apostle's Church, Pear Tree, Derby.
Images
Setting Memorial Click on a thumbnail to see a larger image.
Further images may be available on request.
Locations
Last known location:
St Thomas the Apostle's
 Church
Pear Tree Rd
Pear Tree
Derby
Nearest postcode:
DE23 8NQ

NGR:
SK 35327 34371
(From online digital mapping.)
Location details:
The memorial is on the south wall of the south aisle.
Type
Overall type: Board.


Overall condition: Fair. The inscription is legible.


Description:

A nowy-headed oaken board with a moulded cornice over the triangular arch head, and a main panel bearing a metal crucifix in the centre flanked by the names in two columns. The gilded inscription and names are incised in upright capital roman lettering. The board is accompanied by a lamp mounted centrally over the head and suspended over the face. It is also accompanied by a small Union Flag and White Ensign but it is unlikely that these formed part of the original design.

Glossary
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Board Oak 950 600 135 Fair
Lamp Metal 1110 170 400 Fair
Flag x 2 Fabric, wood 350 400 - Fair
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
    S. GOODMAN.
    A. BRIDGE.
    J. H. BROWN.
    C. CALDECUTT
    A. L. CRESSWELL.
    G. DANVERS.
    W.E. DUMELOW
    J. HACKETT.
    H. HARRADINE.
    C. HICKS.
    L. HICKS.
W. R. J. MEAKIN.
A. E. HILTON.
J. HOUGH.
W. HOUGH.
C. LEY.
M. LEY.
T. READ.
A. VICKERS.
H. VICKERS.
J. E. WALLIS.
Conflicts and people named:
Conflict First World War (1914-1919) Totals
Action
Number died 21 21
Number served and returned  0  0
Total names 21 21
1914 . THE GREAT WAR . 1918
"GREATER LOVE
HATH NO MAN THAN THIS"
Administration
Custodian: Presumed to be the parochial church council.

Local authorities:
From WW1: Derby County Borough Council (Derby Corporation)
From 1974: Derby District (later Borough and from 1977 City) Council and Derbyshire County Council.
From 1997: The unitary authority has been Derby City Council.
History
21st July, 1993: The church was listed Grade II, Heritage List for England number 1230642.

10th September, 2016: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson and Anne Branson. The church was undergoing some reconstruction and the south aisle was boarded off, but the memorial was in fair condition.
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