Derbyshire War Memorials
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Memorial Title

Killamarsh

Summary

Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a war memorial pillar at Killamarsh, Derbyshire.
Images
Setting Memorial 6 o'clock face 9 o'clock face 3 o'clock face Click on a thumbnail to see a larger image.
Further images may be available on request.
Locations
Last known location:
Roadside
High St
Sheepcote Hill,
Killamarsh
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
S21 1BB

NGR:
SK 45687 80855 ±5m
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Location details:
On the east side of the road, near the junction with Kirkcroft La.
Type
Overall type: Pillar.


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

Description:

A square grey granite pillar with inscriptions on the faces. The plain upright pillar has a square capstone and surmounts a two-stepped plinth on a two-stepped sandstone base. The inscriptions and names are incised in upright capital block lettering coloured black. The memorial is surrounded by sandstone paving and four grey granite bollards linked by a plastic chain.

Glossary
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Capstone Grey granite 160 610 610 Good
Pillar Grey granite 910 460 460 Good
Upper plinth Grey granite 170 615 615 Good
Lower plinth Grey granite 220 710 710 Good
Base Sandstone 300 1150 1150 Good
Paving Sandstone - 1900 1900 Good
Bollard x 4 Grey granite 770 150 150 Good
Chain Plastic - - - Good
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
 6 o'clock face:9 o'clock face:3 o'clock face:
Capstone:WE WILL REMEMBER THEM WE WILL REMEMBER THEMWE WILL REMEMBER THEM
Pillar:SACRED TO
THE MEMORY OF THE
BRAVE OF THIS PARISH
WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR
1914 - 1918
SACRED TO
THE MEMORY OF THE
BRAVE OF THIS PARISH
WHO FELL IN THE
AFGHANISTAN CONFLICT
SACRED TO
THE MEMORY OF THE
BRAVE OF THIS PARISH
WHO FELL IN WORLD WAR II
1939 - 1945
G H FIELDS
W SMITH
H BATTY
J STONES
J WALKER
W THOMPSON
W SHEPHERD
A HANSON
F ADAMS
F DRAKETT
J F TAYLOR
T A GODBER
W WHITHAM
H W BAMBOROUGH
J W DRAKETT
H DRAPER
C C ELLIOTT
J W HOWE
J W TANTRUM
J MANGHAM
W DRAKETT
H HANDBURY
B HALL
J F HOBSON
W JACKSON
R LEVERTON
G A NORTHRIDGE
G PRICE
R SMITH
G H STONES
J W SCOTT
G A STENTON
A F SWINDELL
S TONGUE
G H TAYLOR
F TAYLOR
P WILLIS
E WORTHINGTON
S WHITFIELD
C WILSON
J E LEWIS
L RILEYF J WARDLEY
C H PERKINS
A HIPKISS
B HILL
T BINGHAM
A BARKER
F CRAMP
E WHITELEY
E BENTLEY
F BARLOW
A HOPKINSON
A SKINNER
E STENTON
K DAVY
 "MAY THEY REST IN PEACE""MAY THEY REST IN PEACE""MAY THEY REST IN PEACE"
Lower plinth: DEDICATED BY
THE FRIENDS AND PEOPLE OF KILLAMARSH

Conflicts and people named:
Conflict First World War (1914-1919) Second World War (1939-1945) Afghanistan (2001-2014) Totals
Action Not stated
Number died 41 14 1 56
Number served and returned  0  0 0  0
Total names 41 14 1 56
Administration
Custodian: Not known.

Local authorities:
From 1974: Killamarsh Parish Council, North East Derbyshire District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
History and Conservation
27th November 2017: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson and Alan Willmot. It was in good condition and cared for.
References
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