Derbyshire War Memorials
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Memorial Title

L S J Foulds

Summary

Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a WW1 war memorial to Leo Foulds added to a gravestone in St Michael's Churchyard at Breaston, Derbyshire.
Images

Setting Grave Headstone
Locations

Last known location:
St Michael's Churchyard
Main St (A6006)
Breaston
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
DE72 3DX

NGR:
SK 45994 33500 ±5m
Location details:
Southwest of the church, close to the corner of the building.
Type

Overall type: Addition to gravestone.


Overall condition: Fair. The inscription is legible.


Description:

An addition to a headstone on a family grave. The pink granite headstone has a shallow triangular arch top, projecting square side pillars and bears an incised inscription in upright capital roman lettering. It surmounts an oblong base with flat top and was originally accompanied by kerbs which are now lost.
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Headstone Pink granite 565 850 120 Fair
Base Pink granite 180 865 175 Fair
Kerbs Unknown - - - Lost
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription

IN
LOVING
REMEMBRANCE OF
HARRY FOULDS,
DIED FEB 24TH 1943,
AGED 67 YEARS
AND HIS WIFE
MARTHA JANE,
DIED OCT 4TH 1943,
AGED 74 YEARS.
ALSO LEO SYDNEY JOHN,
SON OF THE ABOVE
KILLED IN ACTION 1914-18.
AT REST.
Conflicts and people named:
Conflict First World War (1914-1919)
Number died 1
Number served and returned 0
Total names 1
Administration

Custodian: Presumed to be the Foulds family.

Local authorities:
From WW1: Breaston Parish Council; Shardlow Rural District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From 1959: Breaston Parish Council; South East Derbyshire Rural District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From 1974: Breaston Parish Council; Erewash Borough Council; Derbyshire County Council.
History

13th January, 2016: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson and Alan Willmot. It was in fair condition.
References

Comments

Page © Roy Branson