Derbyshire War Memorials
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Derbyshire War Memorials

Over 1,600 memorials and 28,000 names listed so far.

Our Aim

To provide an inventory of over 3500 war memorials in Derbyshire.

It will concentrate on the memorials themselves and contain locations and descriptions of each one, including photographs and details such as type, construction, history and inscriptions. Although we will include any names given on the memorial we will not be researching their biographies.

Typical war memorials are monuments such as a cross, obelisk, cenotaph or statue or records such as a roll of honour or book of remembrance, addition to a gravestone or a plaque, board or tablet. We will include temporary memorials as well as permanent ones, and those commemorating peace as well as military conflict, civil war or an act of terror.

We do not condone or support violence or conflict, but seek to document the many memorials to men and women of any nationality who have served their country in the quest for peace or who have become civilian victims of conflict.

Progress

Date11th December, 2019
Estimated memorials in Derbyshire3500
Memorials recorded so far3284
Memorials posted here1688
Images posted here4729
Names posted here28263
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