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St Michael's Church - WW2

Summary
Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a WW2 war memorial plaque in St Michael's Church, Willington, Derbyshire.
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Setting Plaque
Locations
Last known location:
St Michael's Church
Hall La
Willington
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
DE65 6BZ

NGR:
SK 29485 28161
(From online digital mapping.)
Location details:
The church is at the western end of Hall La, at the junction with Repton Rd (B5008). The memorial is on the south wall of the nave.
Type
Overall type: Plaque.


Overall condition: Fair. The inscription is legible.


Description:

A plain oblong brass plaque with a narrow line border and an incised inscription in different styles of lettering, coloured black.
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Plaque Brass 345 485 5 Fair
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
ALSO IN THE WORLD WAR 1939-1945
 DENIS BENNETT
  Captain - Staffordshire Yeomanry - October 26th. 1942
 JAMES BENJAMIN BROWNSON
  Sergeant - Royal Air Force - June 7th. 1944
 HARRY NOEL FAULKNER
  Private - Sherwood Foresters - February 8th. 1944
 WILFRED FOWERS
  Trooper - 1st Derbyshire Yeomanry - May 18th. 1944
 HERBERT J. SEDGWICK
  Private - Somerset Light Infantry - February 20th. 1941
 HE HATH PREPARED FOR THEM A CITY
  Heb. 11. 16
Conflicts and people named:
Conflict Second World War (1939-1945)
Number died 5
Number served and returned 0
Total names 5
Administration
Custodian: Presumed to be the Parochial Church Council.

Local authorities:
From WW2: Willington Parish Council; Repton Rural District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From 1974: Willington Parish Council; South Derbyshire District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
History
19th January, 1967: The church was listed Grade II, Heritage List for England number 1334566.

25th January, 2012: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson and Alan Willmot. It was in fair condition.
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