Derbyshire War Memorials
|  Home  |  Search  |  About war memorials  |  About us |  Other projects  |  
Memorial Title

Lt A G Sale

Summary

Derbyshire War Memorials:
a description of a WW1 war memorial plaque to Lt A G Sale in St Wystan's Church, Repton, Derbyshire..
Images

Setting Tablet
Locations

Last known location:
St Wystan's Church
Willington Rd (B5008)
Repton
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
DE65 6FH

NGR:
SK 30295 27172
(From online digital mapping.)
Location details:
On the north wall of the north aisle.
Type

Overall type: Plaque.


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

Description:

A plain oblong brass tablet. The incised inscription is in upright capital block roman lettering.
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Plaque Brass 280 380 2 Good
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription

IN LOVING MEMORY OF
ALEXANDER GORDON SALE
LIEUTENANT 3RD. BATTALION
KINGS AFRICAN RIFLES
KILLED IN ACTION AT
UTEGI NYANZA PROVINCE
BRITISH EAST AFRICA
ON MARCH 9TH. 1915
AGED 20 YEARS
A CROWN OF GLORY THAT FADETH NOT AWAY

Conflicts and people named:
Conflict First World War (1914-1919)
Number died 1
Number served and returned 0
Total names 1
Administration

Custodian: Not known.

Local authorities:
From WW1: Repton Parish Council; Repton Rural District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From 1974: Repton Parish Council; South Derbyshire District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
History

19th January 1967: The church was listed Grade 1, Heritage List for England number 1334560

17th July 1969: The church lies within the Repton Conservation Area first designated on that date.

19th May 2015: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson and Alan Willmot. It was in good condition and well cared for.
References

Comments

Page © Roy Branson