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Memorial Title

P Taylor

Summary

Derbyshire War Memorials: A description of a WW2 war memorial inscription to Percy Taylor added to a gravestone in the parish graveyard at Lullington, Derbyshire.
Images

Setting Gravestone
Locations

Last known location:
Parish Graveyard
Un-named road
Lullington
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
DE12 8EF

NGR:
SK 25005 12906 ±5m
Location details:
The graveyard is opposite the church, at the junction of Main St and the un-named road which leads to Edingale, Staffordshire. The grave is slightly east of the centre of the graveyard.
Type

Overall type: Addition to gravestone.


Overall condition: Fair. The inscription is legible.


Description:

A limestone Commonwealth War Graves Commission headstone on the war grave of Pte Rose Taylor. The headstone has the badge of the ATS in relief in a roundel at the head, the details of the deceased soldier, then a cross, then at the foot is the additional inscription comprising the war memorial. The inscriptions are incised in upright capital roman lettering.
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Headstone Limestone 830 375 75 Fair
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription


W/206458 PRIVATE
ROSE TAYLOR
AUX TERRITORIAL SERVICE
14TH OCTOBER 1946 AGE 23

HER BROTHER PERCY AGE 23
ROYAL ARTILLERY
WAS KILLED IN ACTION 2.2.1942
AND HAS NO KNOWN GRAVE
Conflicts and people named:
Conflict Second World War (1939-1945)
Number died 1
Number served and returned 0
Total names 1
Administration

Custodian: The Commonwealth War Graves Commission

Local authorities:
From WW2: Lullington Parish Council; Repton Rural District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From 1974: Lullington Parish Council; South Derbyshire District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
History

19th June 2008: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson and Alan Willmot. It was in fair condition although had some staining.
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Comments

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