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Memorial Title

Staff of the Westminster Bank

Summary
Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a WW2 war memorial plaque to staff of the Westminster Bank at Alfreton, Derbyshire.
Images
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Locations
Last known location:
NatWest Bank
1 Chesterfield Rd (A61)
Alfreton
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
DE55 7ZR

NGR:
SK 40934 55789
(From online digital mapping.)
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Location details:
The memorial is on the south wall of the porch.
Type
Overall type: Plaque.


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

Description:

A wall-mounted oblong bronze plaque on a wooden backboard. The plaque has a moulded border and a panel at the head with a further moulded border containing the inscription in raised upright capital roman lettering. The name lies below the panel and is in similar lettering. The backboard has an oak finish and has plain edges and corners.

Glossary
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Plaque Bronze 330 555 15 Good
Backboard Wood 500 680 20 Good
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF THE FOLLOWING
MEMBER OF THE STAFF OF THIS
BRANCH WHO GAVE HIS LIFE IN
THE SECOND WORLD WAR 1939-1945
CYRIL P. BAILLIE
Conflicts and people named:
Conflict Second World War (1939-1945) Totals
Action Unspecified
Number died 1 1
Number served and returned 0 0
Total names 1 1
Administration
Custodian: Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc

Local authorities:
From WW2: Alfreton Parish Council; Alfreton Urban District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From 1974: Alfreton Town Council; Amber Valley Borough Council; Derbyshire County Council.
History and Conservation
10th September, 1971: The Alfreton Conservation Area was first adopted: the memorial lies within it.

9th February 2018: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson and Alan Willmot. It was in good condition and well cared for.
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