Derbyshire War Memorials
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Memorial
Title
2Lt J R L Hunt
Images
Setting Plaque
Locations
Last known location:
All Saints' Church
Church St
Ockbrook
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
DE72 3RB

NGR:
SK 42372 35702
(From online digital mapping)
Location details:
On the east wall of the north aisle.
Type
Overall type: Plaque


Overall condition: Good. The inscription is legible.


Description:

A brass plaque on a wooden frame. The rectangular brass plaque has a broad raised border containing leaves and berries in relief, the badge of the Sherwood Foresters at top left. and the inscription in raised upright capital lettering. The frame is of oak. The maker's name is incised at the bottom right corner of the plaque.
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Plaque Brass 470 670 15 Good
Frame Oak 560 760 25 Good
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
Plaque:
IN EVER LOVING MEMORY OF
JOHN REGINALD LILLY HUNT,
2ND. LIEUT. 5TH. SHERWOOD FORESTERS,
THE ONLY AND DEARLY LOVED SON OF
JOHN ASPINALL AND MINNIE BEATRICE HUNT,
WHO FELL WHILE GALLANTLY LEADING HIS
MEN INTO ACTION AT GOMMÉCOURT, FRANCE,
JULY 1ST. 1916.
AGED 19 YEARS.
HE GAVE HIS HEART TO HIS HOME,
HIS LIFE FOR HIS KING AND COUNTRY,
AND HIS SOUL TO HIS GOD.

Border:
G. MAILE & SON. LONDON [& CANTERBURY?]
(Part of lettering illegible.)

Conflicts and people commemorated
Conflict First World War (1914-1919)
Number died 1
Number served and returned 0
Total names 1
Administration
Custodian: -

Local authorities:
After WW1: Ockbrook Parish Council; Shardlow Rural District Council and later South East Derbyshire Rural District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From 1974: Ockbrook and Borrowash Parish Council; Erewash Borough Council; Derbyshire County Council.
History
10th November, 1967: The church was listed Grade II*, Heritage List for England number 1087941.

13th September, 2014: Surveyed by Roy Branson.
References
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Comments
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