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Memorial
Title
Lt R Greenfield - Addition to Gravestone
Images
Setting Tablet
Locations
Last known location:
Sacheverell-Bateman
  Mausoleum
St Matthew's Churchyard
Church La
Morley
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
DE7 6DE

NGR:
SK 39631 40940
From online digital mapping.
Location details:
On the north wall inside the mausoleum.
Type
Overall type: Addition to Gravestone.


Overall condition: Good. The inscription is legible although some paint is missing.

Description:

An addition to a gravestone comprising a wall-mounted rectangular white marble tablet with a raised border of foliation in relief and an inscription incised in upright capital roman lettering coloured black.

Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Tablet White marble 560 740 50 Good
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
Tablet: HERE RESTETH THE BODY OF MY DEARLY LOVED SISTER
EDITH MARY GREENFIELD
(WIFE OF HERBERT GREENFIELD LATE OF HAYNES
PARK, BEDFORD) THE BELOVED MOTHER OF ANNA
WARING AND OF RONALD GREENFIELD, LIEUT, IN
THE FIRST BATTALION OF THE RIFLE BRIGADE,
WHO WAS KILLED AT LESBOEUFS ON THE SOMME,
ON OCTOBER 23RD. 1916 AGED 19 YEARS AND
GRANDMOTHER OF RONALD E. H. WARING.
WE, KNOW, BELOVED, THAT THOU HAST BUT PASSED
FURTHER ALONG A ROAD, WHOSE SUDDEN BEND
AWHILE MUST HIDE THEE FROM US TILL AT LAST
WE REACH OUR JOURNEY'S END.

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 Trustees of the Mausolea and Monuments Trust..

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 mausoleum lies within the Morley Conservation Area.
6th November, 1986: The mausoleum was listed Grade II*, Heritage List for England reference 1205888
4th April, 2015: The memorial was photographed by Roy Branson and it was in good condition.
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