Pte R G Hall
Derbyshire War Memorials
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Pte R G Hall

Summary
Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a WW1 war memorial to Pte R G Hall comprising an addition to a gravestone in Tideswell Cemetery, Derbyshire.
Images
Setting Tablet Inscription Click on a thumbnail to see a larger image.
Further images may be available on request.
Locations
Last known location:
Tideswell Cemetery
Washhouse Bottom
Tideswell
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
SK17 8RB

NGR:
SK 15821 76396 ±5m
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Location details:
About 10m south of the centre of the circular path.
Type
Overall type: Addition to gravestone.


Overall condition: Fair.


Description:

An addition to the lettering on a headstone on a family grave. The low, roughly-dressed grey granite headstone has a flat top and a polished battered face bearing an inscription incised in upright capital lettering coloured black. The headstone is accompanied by oblong roughly-dressed kerbs.

Glossary
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Headstone Grey granite 550 730 315 Fair
Kerbs Grey granite 200 1235 2760 Fair
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
IN
LOVING MEMORY OF
SARAH
BELOVED WIFE OF GEORGE HALL
WHO DIED JAN. 5 1929 AGED 74 YEARS
ALSO THE ABOVE GEORGE HALL,
DIED APRIL 10. 1934,
AGED 83 YEARS.
ALSO PTE. R. G. HALL, SON OF THE ABOVE
KILLED IN ACTION AT HOLLEBEKE, BELGIUM
AUG. 6 1917, AGED 19 YEARS.
Conflicts and people named:
Conflict First World War (1914-1919) Totals
Action Unspecified
Number died 1 1
Number served and returned 0 0
Total names 1 1
Administration
Custodian: Presumed to be the Hall family.

Local authorities:
From WW1: Tideswell Parish Council; Bakewell Rural District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From 1974: Tideswell Parish Council; Derbyshire Dales District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
History and Conservation
22nd August, 2017: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson and Alan Willmot. It was in fair condition although much of the inscription had lost its colouring which left it very difficult to read.
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