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Memorial
Title
Lt R Greenfield - Tablet
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: Tablet.


Overall condition: Good. The inscription is legible.

Description:

A wall-mounted rectangular white marble tablet with a raised border of foliation in relief, a badge of the Rifle Brigade at top left, an officer’s sword in relief at the foot, 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: IN PROUD AND LOVING REMEMBRANCE OF
RONALD GREENFIELD
LIEUT FIRST BATTALION OF THE RIFLE
BRIGADE WHO WAS KILLED WHILE LEADING
HIS COMPANY INTO ACTION AT LESBOEUFS
ON THE SOMME ON OCTOBER 23RD. 1916
AGED 19 YEARS HE WAS BORN AT WYASTON
GROVE ASHBOURNE DERBYSHIRE AND WAS EDUCATED
AT ETON AND SANDHURST ONLY AND BELOVED SON
OF RICHARD AND EDITH GREENFIELD ONLY BROTHER
OF NANCY GREENFIELD AND ONLY NEPHEW OF
ANNA LISTER-KAYE (LADY OF THE MANOR) OF MORLEY
IN THIS COUNTY
A LITTLE WHILE AND YE SHALL NOT SEE ME – BUT I SHALL
SEE YOU AGAIN AND YOUR HEARTS SHALL REJOICE ST JOHN CHXVI
PRO PATRIA.

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
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.
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