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Memorial
Title
St Matthew's Church - WW1 Board
Images
Setting Board
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:
At the west end of the north face of the south arcade.
Type
Overall type: Board.


Overall condition: Good. The inscription is legible

Description:

An oblong oaken board with a moulded cornice and broken pediment at the head, moulded borders at the sides, and a shelf at the foot. The inscription is painted in upright mixed case roman lettering.

Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Board Oak 900 1100 100 Good
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
TO THE HONOUR OF THOSE FROM THE PARISH
OF MORLEY WHO SERVED IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918.
Capt. W.K.S.Haslam R.F.A. Pte G.Clowes Worcs. Regt.
Lieut. H.A.C.Topham I.A.attd.Welsh Regt. " W.T.Clowes Notts & Derby Regt.
Gnr. W.Radford R.F.A. " F.T.Legge Dorset Regt.
" J.Skevington R.G.A. " H.Pepper South Staffs Regt.
THE ABOVE GAVE THEIR LIVES.
Lt.Comdr. R.Lister Kaye R.N. Rfn. R.B.Baker K.R.R.
Capt. E.S.Haslam R.F.A. " C.Harrison R.B.
Drum.Mjr. H.Slater Leicester Regt Pte C.Clowes A.S.C. M.T.
C.Q.M.S. H.V.Bancroft.M.S.M. Notts & Derby Regt. " C.H.Cork R.A.M.C.
Sgt. S.Hudson    " " S.Crooks R.F.
L/Cpl. G.Beadsmoore    " " H.Depper D.L.I.
" B.Crooks    " " I.Duckett R.A.M.C.
" F.H.Hinds D.C.M.    " " T.Ecob Notts & Derby Regt.
Gnr. F.Leeson T.C. " " V.R.Lowe    "
" C.J.Pegg R.F.A. " W.Peach    "
" S.Roome  " " H.Slack East Yorks Regt.
Dvr. W.Daws  " " H.Stennett K.O.Y.L.I.
" J.Leeson  " " E Tantum M.G.C.
Gnr. R Allsop R.G.A.

Conflicts and people commemorated

Conflict First World War (1914-1919)
Number died  8
Number served and returned 27
Total names 35
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
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Comments
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