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Gdsmn D Blinco - Bench 1

Summary
Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a Northern Ireland war memorial bench to Gdsmn Daniel Blinco at Melbourne, Derbyshire.
Images
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Locations
Last known location:
Private residence
Spondon
Derby
Nearest postcode:


NGR:
Location details:

Previous location:
Roadside
Pool Rd
Melbourne
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
DE73 8AA

NGR:
SK 39075 24842 ±5m
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Location details:
On the northeast side of the road, commanding a view over Melbourne Pool.
Type
Overall type: Bench.


Overall condition: Unknown.


Description:

A wooden bench bearing a metal plaque.

Glossary
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Bench Wood c1000 c2400 c750 Unknown
Plaque Metal c100 c150 c2 Unknown
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
[Unknown, in memory of Gdsmn Daniel Blinco.]
Conflicts and people named:
Conflict Northern Ireland Conflict (1969-2007) Totals
Action
Number died 1 1
Number served and returned 0 0
Total names 1 1
Administration
Custodian: Presumed to be the Blinco family.

Local authorities:
From 1974: Melbourne Parish Council; South Derbyshire District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
History
1994: The memorial was dedicated by Canon Frederick Ross.

November, 2013: The memorial was removed to the premises of a family member and a new bench installed on the original site.
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