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St Anne's Church - Post WW2

Summary
Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a post WW2 war memorial board in St Anne's Church, Ambergate, Derbyshire.
Images
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Further images may be available on request.
Locations
Last known location:
St Anne's Church
Derby Rd (A6)
Ambergate
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
DE56 2EJ

NGR:
SK 34791 51437
(From online digital mapping.)
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Location details:
The church is on the west side of the road at the junction with Holly La. The board is inside, on the north wall of the nave.
Type
Overall type: Board


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

Description:

An upright, oblong oaken board with a moulded cornice at the head and the foot, a plain rebated border to each side and decorative carved swirls at the bottom. The gilded inscription is in upright roman lettering.

Glossary
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Board (overall) Oak 850 450 70 Good
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
REMEMBERED BEFORE
GOD
GEOFFREY ALLEN
who fell in the Korean War 1950-1953
Conflicts and people named:
Conflict Korean War (1950-1953) Totals
Action Unspecified
Number died 1 1
Number served and returned 0 0
Total names 1 1
Administration
Custodian: The Parochial Church Council

Local authorities:
From WW2: Heage Parish Council; Ripley Urban District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From 1974: Ripley Town Council; Amber Valley Borough Council; Derbyshire County Council.
History and Conservation
December, 2001: The Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site was inscribed: the church lies within the site.

22nd February, 2018: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson and Alan Willmot. It was in good condition and cared for.
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