Derbyshire War Memorials
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Memorial Title

Rolls-Royce

Summary

Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a WW1 war memorial plaque commemorating employees of Rolls-Royce, Derby.
Images
No images are available.
Locations
Last known location:
12 Shop
Rolls-Royce Foundry
Osmaston Rd
Litchurch
Derby
Nearest postcode:
DE24 8AE

NGR:
SK 36175 34406
(From online digital mapping.)
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Location details:

Last known location:
6 Shop
Rolls-Royce Factory
 (Demolished)
Nightingale Rd
Osmaston-by-Derby
Nearest postcode:
DE24 8BF

NGR:
SK 36385 33570
(From online digital mapping.)
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Location details:
The exact location of the memorial is not known.
Type
Overall type: Plaque.

Overall condition: Fair.

Description:

A large elaborate metal plaque. No further details are known.

Glossary
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Plaque Metal c3000 c2000 c500 Unknown
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
IN MEMORY
OF
ROLLS-ROYCE
EMPLOYEES
WHO NOBLY
RESPONDED
TO THE CALL
TO ARMS IN
THE GREAT
WAR 1914-18

Conflicts and people named:
Conflict First World War
(1914-1919)
Totals
Action
Number died  c40  c40
Number served and returned c500 c500
Total names c540 c540
Administration
Custodian: Presumed to be Rolls-Royce plc

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
Unknown date: The memorial was installed in 6 Shop at the Nightingale Rd site.

c1992: The memorial was removed from 6 Shop prior to its demolition and taken to the Osmaston Rd site.

2002: The memorial was reported to have been dismantled.

2012: The memorial had been assembled and was seen by Roy Branson.

August, 2017: The memorial was researched by Roy Branson.
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