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Maj R England

Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a WW1 war memorial to Maj Raymond England at Kirk Langley, Derbyshire.
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Last known location:
St Michael's Church
Church La
Kirk Langley
Nearest postcode:

SK 28646 38858
(From online digital mapping.)
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Location details:
The church is on the south side of the road. The memorial is inside, on the north wall of the Meynell Chapel, which is at the east end of the north aisle.
Overall type: Plaque.

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


A wall-mounted oblong brass plaque with a an incised border of chevrons between two thin lines. The incised inscription is in a decorative form of upright sentence-case gothic lettering coloured white.


Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Plaque Brass 380 610 5 Fair
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Raymond England
Major, Royal Field Artillery
gave his life on August 26th. 1914,
when commanding his battery
near Le Cateau in France.
"Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? Shall tribulation,
or distress, or persecution, or famine, or peril, or sword?
Nay, in all these things we are more than conquerors through
Him that loved us."
In memory of my gallant husband. F.G.E.
Conflicts and people named:
Conflict First World War (1914-1919) Totals
Number died 1 1
Number served and returned 0 0
Total names 1 1
Custodian: Presumed to be the parochial church council

Local authorities:
From WW1: Kirk Langley Parish Council; Belper Rural District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From 1974: Kirk Langley Parish Council; Amber Valley Borough Council; Derbyshire County Council.
13th February, 1967: The church was listed Grade I, Heritage List for England number 1109095.

28th June, 1995: The church lies within the Kirk Langley Conservation Area designated on that date.

25th June, 2017: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson. It was in fair condition.
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