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Sgt W Gregg VC DCM MM

Summary
Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a WW1 and VC war memorial tablet, commemorating Sgt W Gregg, in Heanor Cemetery, Marlpool, Derbyshire
Images
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Further images may be available on request.
Locations
Last known location:
Heanor Cemetery
Ilkeston Rd (A6007)
Marlpool
Heanor
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
DE75 7BP

NGR:
SK 43661 45832 ±5m
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Location details:
The cemetery is on the southwest side of the road. The memorial is in the garden of remembrance.
Type
Overall type: Tablet Overall condition: Fair. The inscription is legible.


Description:

A compact stone tablet with a battered face and inscriptions incised, on the top surface and on the face, in upright, capital, roman lettering.

Glossary
Components:

ComponentMaterialHeightWidthDepthCondition
TabletStone110360140Fair
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
Top surface:
Conflicts and people named:
ConflictFirst World War (1914-1919)Totals
Action or eventNot stated
Number died00
Number served and returned11
Total names11
SARAH GREGG
AT REST 6. AUGUST 1993
AGED 101 YEARS
Face:
SGT. WILLIAM GREGG
V.C. D.C.M. M.M.
9. AUGUST 1969
AGED 79 YEARS.
Administration
Custodian: Presumed to be the Gregg family.

Local authorities:
From WW1: Heanor Parish Council; Heanor Urban District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From 1974: Heanor and Loscoe Parish Council; Amber Valley Borough Council; Derbyshire County Council.
History and Conservation
16th September, 2020: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson and Alan Willmot. It was in fair condition.
References
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