Crich - Warship Week
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Crich - Warship Week

Summary
Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a WW2 war memorial certificate in the Red Lion at Crich Tramway Village, Derbyshire.
Images
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Locations
Last known location:
Red Lion
Crich Tramway Village
Plaistow Green Rd
Crich
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
DE4 5DP

NGR:
SK 34519 54922
(From online digital mapping.)
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Location details:
Wall mounted, inside the pub.

Previous location:
Not known
Nearest postcode:


NGR:
Location details:
Not known.
Type
Overall type: Certificate.


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

Description:

A framed and glazed paper certificate bearing a form of the badge of the Royal Navy with the naval crown and an inscription in mixed styles of calligraphy.

Glossary
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Certificate Paper c250 c200 - Fair
Frame Wood, glass c300 c250 c20 Fair
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
Presented by the Lords
Commissioners of the Admiralty
to the Civil Parish of
CRICH
to commemorate the adoption of
H.M.S."BROCKLESBY"
during Warship Week MARCH 1942
Conflicts and people named:
Conflict Second World War (1939-1945) Totals
Action Unspecified
Number died 0 0
Number served and returned 0 0
Total names 0 0
Administration
Custodian: Not known.

Local authorities:
From WW2: Crich Parish Council; Belper Rural District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From 1974: Crich Parish Council; Amber Valley Borough Council; Derbyshire County Council.
History and Conservation
14th July, 2017: The memorial was recorded by Alan Willmot. It was in fair condition and cared for.
References
Comments
The memorial commemorates the efforts of the civilian population in supporting the war effort.

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