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Memorial Title

Kilburn - Conflicts 1945-2000

Summary

Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a war memorial tablet at Kilburn in memory of conflicts from 1945 to 2000.
Images
Setting Arrangement Memorial Inscription Click on a thumbnail to see a larger image.
Further images may be available on request.
Locations
Last known location:
Roadside
Church St (A609)
Kilburn
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
DE56 0LU

NGR:
SK 37866 45823
(From online digital mapping.)
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Location details:
The memorial is on the western side of the road at the junction with Bywell La and Highfield Rd
Type
Overall type: Tablet Overall condition: Fair. The inscription is legible and the memorial is cared for.


Description:

An oblong polished grey granite tablet set into a brick dwarf wall and with a gilded inscription incised in upright capital roman lettering.

The memorial is sited within a paved compound containing three other war memorials and a supplementary plaque recording restoration details.

Glossary
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Tablet Grey granite 435 560 - Fair
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
GRATEFUL THANKS ALSO TO
THOSE FROM THIS AREA WHO SERVED
THEIR COUNTRY IN THE CAUSE OF PEACE
SINCE THE GREAT WARS.
KOREA, MALAYA, SOUTH ARABIA,
BRUNEI, SARAWAK, SOUTH ATLANTIC,
NORTHERN IRELAND, GULF, BALKANS,
U.N. AND N.A.T.O. FORCES
WORLDWIDE
1945 – 2000
K.P.C.
Conflicts and people named:
Conflict Conflicts (1945-2000) Totals
Action Not stated
Number died 0 0
Number served and returned 0 0
Total names 0 0
Administration
Custodian: Presumed to be Kilburn Parish Council

Local authorities:
From WW2: Kilburn Parish Council, Belper Rural District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From 1974: Kilburn Parish Council, Amber Valley Borough Council; Derbyshire County Council.
History and Conservation
2000: A major restoration project was carried out at the site and this memorial was probably provided at that time. The project was made possible with the support of Kilburn Parish Council, Horsley Parish Council, Denby Parish Council, Amber Valley Borough Council, Derbyshire County Council, Friends Of War Memorials (London), Hanson Brick, 1st Horsley and Kilburn Scout and Guide Group, and the skills of James Beresford & Sons (Belper), Kevin James, builder (Stapleford), Kilburn Sandblasting, Park Engineering (Derby) and Harlight (Heanor).

27th August, 2008: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson and Alan Willmot. It was in fair condition and cared for.
References
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