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Memorial
Title
Lt H A C Topham - Battlefield Grave Marker
Images
Setting Marker Inscription
Locations
Last known location:
St Matthew's Church
Church La
Morley
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
DE7 6DE

NGR:
SK 39662 40935
From listing description.
Location details:
On the west return of the north arcade.
Type
Overall type: Battlefield Grave Marker.


Overall condition: Good. The inscription is legible.

Description:

A wooden battlefield grave marker in the form of a cross with the inscription embossed on attached metal strips in upright capital block lettering.

Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Cross Wood 1140 400 35 Good
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
Strips: 2-LIEUT H A C TOPHAM
1 - WELSH REGT
25 5 15

Conflicts and people commemorated

Conflict First World War (1914-1919)
Number died 1
Number served and returned 0
Total names 1
Administration
Custodians: Presumed to be the Parochial Church Council.

Local Authorities:
From WW1: Morley Parish Council; Belper Rural District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From 1974: Morley Parish Council; Erewash Borough Council; Derbyshire County Council.
History
The church lies within the Morley Conservation Area.
10th November, 1967: The church was listed Grade I, Heritage List for England reference 1205838.
13th May, 2009: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson and it was in good condition.
4th April, 2015: The memorial was photographed by Roy Branson and it was in good condition.
References
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Comments
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