Derbyshire War Memorials
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Memorial Title

Rmn A Collis

Summary

Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a war memorial to Rifleman Alfred Collis comprising an addition to a gravestone in St Peter and St Paul's Churchyard, Old Brampton, Derbyshire.
Images
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Further images may be available on request.
Locations
Last known location:
St Peter and
 St Paul's Churchyard
Main Rd
Old Brampton
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
S42 7JG

NGR:
SK 33624 71904 ±5m
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Location details:
Between the church porch and the war memorial cross.
Type
Overall type: Addition to gravestone.


Overall condition: Fair. The inscription is legible.


Description:

An addition to the lettering on a family gravestone. The tall sandstone headstone has a pointed arch top, recessed sides, chamfered edges and an inscription incised in upright capital lettering. The headstone accompanies a ledger bearing an inscription inlaid in upright capital roman lettering.

Glossary
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Headstone Sandstone 1415 775 75 Fair
Ledger Sandstone 80 680 1960 Fair
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
Headstone:
Conflicts and people named:
Conflict First World War (1914-1919) Totals
Action
Number died 1 1
Number served and returned 0 0
Total names 1 1
In
Loving Memory
of
MARTHA
THE BELOVED WIFE OF
JOHN HENRY COLLIS
OF OLD BRAMPTON
BORN MARCH 8TH 1865
DIED DECEMBER 23RD 1921
THERE REMAINETH THEREFORE A
REST TO THE PEOPLE OF GOD. HEB. IV. 9
ALSO OF
RIFLEMAN ALFRED COLLIS
SON OF THE ABOVE
COUNTY OF LONDON REGT
BORN APRIL 17TH 1895
KILLED IN ACTION IN FRANCE
AUGUST 13TH 1917.
Ledger:
ALSO
JOHN HENRY COLLIS
BORN MARCH 12. 1871
DIED MARCH 21. 1941
ALSO
JOHN KEETLEY COLLIS
BORN FEBRUARY 25 1894
DIED APRIL 17. 1962
ALSO
DORIS EVELYN COLLIS
BORN JAN 7. 1899
DIED MAY 3. 1975
Administration
Custodian: Presumed to be the Collis family.

Local authorities:
From WW1: Brampton Parish Council; Brampton and Walton Urban District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From WW2: Brampton Parish Council; Chesterfield Rural District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From 1974: Brampton Parish Council; North East Derbyshire District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
History
16th November 2016: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson and Alan Willmot. It was in fair condition.
References
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