Derbyshire War Memorials
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Memorial Title

G Platt

Summary
Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a WW1 war memorial to George Platt comprising an addition to a gravestone in St Mary the Virgin's Churchyard, Boulton, Derby.
Images
Grave Headstone Click on a thumbnail to see a larger image.
Further images may be available on request.
Locations
Last known location:
St Mary the Virgin's Churchyard
Boulton La
Boulton-by-Derby
Derby
Nearest postcode:
DE24 0GE

NGR:
SK 38379 33063 ±5m
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Location details:
Although Boulton-by-Derby is the historical name, it is today just known as Boulton, and although widely considered to be part of Alvaston it is an ecclesiastical parish in its own right.
The church is on the north side of the road, the gravestone is near the centre of the churchyard, west of the church.
Type
Overall type: Addition to gravestone.


Overall condition: Fair. The inscription is legible.


Description:

Lettering added to a headstone on a family grave. The low, white marble headstone has a flat top and lower projecting side panels decorated with vertical ridges. The inlaid inscription is in upright capital roman lettering.

Glossary
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Headstone White marble 490 910 90 Fair
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
IN LOVING MEMORY OF
MY DEAR MOTHER AND FATHER
FLORENCE MAY PLATT,
DIED FEB. 11TH. 1937,
AGED 51 YEARS.
ALSO OF
GEORGE PLATT,
KILLED IN ACTION, 1918,
AGED 30 YEARS.
REUNITED
Conflicts and people named:
Conflict First World War (1914-1919) Totals
Action Unspecified
Number died 1 1
Number served and returned 0 0
Total names 1 1
Administration
Custodian: Presumed to be the Platt family.

Local authorities:
From WW1: Alvaston and Boulton Parish Council; Alvaston and Boulton Urban District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From WW2: Alvaston and Boulton Parish Council; Shardlow Rural District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From 1960s: Derby County Borough Council.(Unparished);
From 1974: Derby District (later Borough and from 1977 City) Council (Unparished); Derbyshire County Council.
From 1997: The unitary authority has been Derby City Council.
History
5th September, 2012: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson and Alan Willmot. It was in fair condition.
References
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