Derbyshire War Memorials
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J Shaw

Summary
Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a WW2 war memorial for John Shaw comprising figures and a plaque in St Chad's Church, Church Wilne, Derbyshire.
Images
Setting Rood Plaque Click on a thumbnail to see a larger image.
Further images may be available on request.
Locations
Last known location:
St Chad's Church
Wilne Rd
Church Wilne
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
DE72 3QH

NGR:
SK 44895 31853 ±5m OR
(From online digital mapping.)
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Location details:
The rood figures are above the rood screen. The plaque is inside, on the south wall.
Type
Overall type: Figures.


Overall condition: Fair. The inscription is legible and the memorial is cared for.

Description:

Two carved wooden figures on the rood, representing biblical attendants at the crucifixion. The figures are accompanied by a brass plaque bearing an incised inscription in upright capital roman lettering coloured white.

Glossary
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Figure x 2 Wood c700 c200 c200 Good
Plaque Brass c150 c200 c2 Fair
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD
AND IN MEMORY OF
JOHN SHAW R.A.F
KILLED IN ACTION JUNE 22ND. 1944.
THIS TABLET WAS ERECTED AND
THE FIGURES ON THE SCREEN
WERE GIVEN BY HIS PARENTS.
Conflicts and people named:
Conflict Second World War (1939-1945) Totals
Action
Number died 1 1
Number served and returned 0 0
Total names 1 1
Administration
Custodian: Presumed to be the Parochial Church Council

Local authorities:
From WW1: Spondon Parish Council; Shardlow Rural District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From 1974: Unparished; Derby District (later Borough and from 1977 City) Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From 1997: The unitary authority has been Derby City Council.
History
30th December, 2008: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson and Alan Willmot. It was in fair condition and cared for.
References
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