Derbyshire War Memorials
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Memorial Title

Royal Signals

Summary
Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a non-specific regimental war memorial kneeler to the Royal Signals in St Anne's Church, Ambergate, Derbyshire.
Images
Face Edge Inscription Click on a thumbnail to see a larger image.
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 kneeler is in the nave.
Type
Overall type: Kneeler


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

Description:

A fabric kneeler worked in cross stitch mainly in blues, green and golds. On the face is the badge of the Royal Corps of Signals with the latin motto, on the edge is the unit name and on the underside is a dedicatory label.

Glossary
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Kneeler Fabric 265 375 90 Good
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
On the edge:
Conflicts and people named:
Conflict Non-specific Totals
Action Non-specific
Number died 0 0
Number served
and returned
0 0
Total names 0 0
ROYAL SIGNALS
Label on underside:
This piece of needlework
donated by GORDON LEE ROYAL SIGNALS
1942 - 1947
was worked by VERA LEE
in memory of those who lost their lives
serving in the Royal Signals
MATERIALS SUPPLIED BY
JACKSON'S OF HEBDEN BRIDGE
Croft Mill, Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire HX7. 8AP.
Tel: 0422-842964 .
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.
References
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