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Memorial Title

Dale Road Primitive Methodist Church and Sunday School

Summary

Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a WW1 war memorial roll of honour for Dale Road Primitive Methodist Church and Sunday School now at St Thomas Road Methodist Church, Pear Tree, Derby.
Images
Roll of Honour Click on a thumbnail to see a larger image.
Further images may be available on request.
Locations
Last known location:
St Thomas Road
 Methodist Church
St Thomas Rd
Pear Tree
Derby
Nearest postcode:
DE23 8RL

NGR:
SK 35188 33681
(From online digital mapping.)
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Location details:
The church was formerly known as St Thomas Road Primitive Methodist Church. The memorial is in storage.

Previous location:
Dale Road Primitive Methodist
 Church (redundant)
Lower Dale Rd
New Normanton
Derby
Nearest postcode:
DE23 6WZ

NGR:
SK 34962 34726
(From online digital mapping.)
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Location details:
The church is at the junction with Darby St. Following its closure it became the Serbian Orthodox Church of Apostles St Peter and St Paul.
Type
Overall type: Roll of honour.


Overall condition: Fair. The inscription is legible and the memorial is cared for.

Description:

A framed and glazed roll of honour executed on paper in coloured inks. The roll has a border of white flowers on green stems upon an undulating design in bright blue and gold. The heading is in black calligraphy with illuminated initials and the names are arranged in two columns in black capital letters. The frame is of oak moulding. The artist's name is given in the lower corners of the roll.

Glossary
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Roll of honour Paper 570 420 - Fair
Frame Oak, card, glass 774 625 20 Fair
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
ROLL OF HONOUR
OF THOSE WHO WENT FORTH AT THE CALL OF DUTY
FROM THIS CHURCH AND SUNDAY SCHOOL TO THE
GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918.
F. E. ASHER
F. AVERY
J. BLOOD
B. T. BOWERS
R. BOWN DIED FROM GAS POISONING.
F. BOWYER
E. BRADSHAW
F. BUCHANAN
G. H. CABLE
A. L. CASTLEDINE
T. CHURM
C. CLARKE
F. CLULOW
HD. CLULOW
HY. CLULOW
H. COOPER
J. COX
H. E. FFITCH KILLED IN ACTION
A. G. FITCH
W. FLETCHER
S. HARDY
F. HUMBER
A. JACKSON
A. JACQUES
E. JACQUES
H. JOHNSON KILLED IN ACTION
J. JOHNSON
J. H. JOHNSON KILLED IN ACTION
W. E. KEY
W. LAND
E. LOVATT
L. LOVATT
P. LOVATT
T. LOVATT
W. LOVATT
A. LOWE
HAR. LOWE KILLED IN ACTION
HBT. LOWE
P. LOWE
F. MACHON
H. MILLINGTON
A. MILNE KILLED IN ACTION
H. MILNE
J. MITCHELL KILLED IN ACTION
L. MITCHELL
S. MITCHELL
T. MITCHELL
J. MOORE
A. W. MORGAN
H. MUSGROVE
A. E. PALMER
B. PALMER KILLED IN ACTION
P. PALMER
E. G. PHILLIPS
A. PICKARD
G. POTTER
A. POYSER
R. SALT
H. A. SLATER
H. SMITH
A. SQUIRES
W. TAFT KILLED IN ACTION
A. THEYERS
C. TOON
S. TOON KILLED IN ACTION
F. TORRINGTON
R. T. WAGSTAFFE
A. E. WOODING
J. A. WOODING
THEN AS GOD WOULD, SO WILL WE ALL
STEADFAST IN HONOUR STAND.
M. G. ALLSOP. FLEET ST. DERBY.

Conflicts and people named:
Conflict First World War (1914-1919) Totals
Action
Number died 59 59
Number served and returned 10 10
Total names 69 69
Administration
Custodian: Presumed to be the church managers.

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
1920s: The roll of honour was executed by M. G. Allsop of Fleet St. Derby.

1962: The Dale Road Church closed and it became the Serbian Orthodox Church of Apostles St Peter and St Paul. The memorial was transferred to St Thomas Road Methodist Church

3rd December 2016: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson and Anne Branson. It was in fair condition and cared for.
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