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Memorial
Title
Pte J Stocks
Images
Setting Tablet
Locations
Last known location:
Roadside
High St (A61)
Clay Cross
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
S45 9DZ

NGR:
39160 63296 ±5m
Location details:
On the western side of the road, on the stone wall west of the Clay Cross war memorial outside St Bartholomew's Church.
Type
Overall type: Tablet.


Overall condition: Good. The inscription is legible.


Description:

A wall mounted oblong black granite tablet with the inscription in sentence case block lettering in relief.
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Tablet Black Granite 230 365 - Good
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
In Memory Of
2188566 Private John Stocks
Of Clay Cross
46th Auxiliary Military Pioneer Corps
Who Died On Monday 17th June 1940
Aged 28 Years
At St Nazaire
Remember With Honour.

Conflicts and people commemorated

Conflict Second World War (1939-1945)
Number died 1
Number served and returned 0
Total names 1
Administration
Custodians:-

Local Authorities:
After WW2: Clay Cross Parish Council; Clay Lane (later Clay Cross) Urban District Council; Derbyshire County Council
From 1974: Clay Cross Parish Council; North East Derbyshire District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
History
August 2010: The memorial lies within the Clay Cross Conservation Area designated on that date.

16 May, 2013: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson and Alan Willmot. It was in good condition.
References
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Comments
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Page © Roy Branson