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Kilburn - WW2

Summary

Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of WW2 war memorial tablets at Kilburn.
Images
Setting Arrangement Memorial Centre tablet Left tablet Right tablet 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: Tablets Overall condition: Fair. The inscription is legible and the memorial is cared for.


Description:

Three oblong polished grey granite tablets set into a brick dwarf wall with names arranged in a single column in each of the two side tablets. The gilded inscription and names are incised in upright roman capital lettering.

The memorial is sited at the front of a paved compound containing three other war memorials and a supplementary plaque recording restoration details.

Glossary
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Tablet x 3 Grey granite 575 455 - Fair
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
Left tablet Centre tablet Right tablet
R. BELL.
G. C. BLACKHAM.
G. F. BRIERS.
C. CALVERT.
V. CRESWELL.
S. CURZON.
E. FORD.
J. R. HUGHES.
C. PARKIN.
T. SUTTON.
KEEP
IN REMEMBRANCE
THE MEN OF THIS PARISH
RECORDED HERE.
THEY GAVE
THEIR LIVES THAT
JUSTICE, FREEDOM, LOVE
AND MERCY
SHOULD SURVIVE.
1939 - 1945
F. LUDLAM.
A. MALTBY
S. J. PARKIN.
E. PEAT.
C. W. RHODES.
C. RILEY.
H. SHAW.
F. M. TARLTON.
J. DAWES.
V. P. THOMPSON
G. W. OATES.

Conflicts and people named:
Conflict Second World War (1939-1945) Totals
Action Not stated
Number died 21 21
Number served and returned  0  0
Total names 21 21
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 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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