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Memorial
Title
Lt J S Wilmot-Sitwell, Lt S D Wilmot-Sitwell and 2Lt J Maynard
Images
Memorial 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 north face of a column of the north arcade.
Type
Overall type: Sculpture.


Overall condition: Good. The inscription is legible.

Description:

A cast bronze figure of St George in armour slaying the dragon at his feet. A bronze plaque below has an inscription in raised upright capital lettering.

Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Figure Bronze 1650 500 370 Good
Plaque Bronze 280 470 10 Good
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
Plaque: IN MEMORY OF JACINTH SACHEVERELL WILMOT-SITWELL
LIEUT. COLDSTREAM GUARDS BORN MARCH 26.1895 DIED
JULY 9.1916 AT YPRES SECOND AND ONLY SURVIVING SON
OF EDWARD SACHEVERELL AND CAROLINE AGNES WILMOT-
SITWELL+STANTON DEGGE WILMOT-SITWELL LIEUT. R.M.L.I:
BORN JULY 25 1896 DIED JULY 13 1915 AT GALLIPOLI
SECOND SON OF FRANCIS STAUNTON AND MARGARET INNES
WILMOT-SITWELL+JOHN MAYNARD SECOND LIEUT. KINGS
ROYAL RIFLES BORN JUNE 8.1896 DIED APRIL 24
1915 IN FLANDERS SECOND SON OF EDMOND
ANTONY JEFFERSON AND MARGARET
BLANCHE MAYNARD

Conflicts and people commemorated

Conflict First World War (1914-1919)
Number died 3
Number served and returned 0
Total names 3
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
Derbyshire, in the King's England series; Arthur Mee; pp197-8 in the 1947 Edition: A brief mention of the memorial.
Comments
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