Derbyshire War Memorials
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Memorial Title

Gulf War

Summary
Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a Gulf War memorial kneeler in St Anne's Church, Ambergate, Derbyshire.
Images
Face 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 blue, red and gold. On the face is a representation of the badge of the Royal Air Force 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
Dedicatory label:
Conflicts and people named:
Conflict Gulf War (Feb - Apr 1991) Totals
Action Non-specific
Number died 0 0
Number served
and returned
0 0
Total names 0 0
This piece of needlework
donated by Mrs. C. SHIRLEY
was worked by M and S. BRIGGS
(dedication) TO THOSE WHO FOUGHT IN
THE GULF WAR.
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 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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