Rmn T Howe
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Rmn T Howe

Summary
Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a WW1 war memorial to Rmn Tom Howe comprising an addition to a gravestone in Tideswell Cemetery, Derbyshire.
Images
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Further images may be available on request.
Locations
Last known location:
Tideswell Cemetery
Washhouse Bottom
Tideswell
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
SK17 8RB

NGR:
SK 15806 76382 ±5m
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Location details:
Near the southern boundary, close to the metal gates.
Type
Overall type: Addition to gravestone.


Overall condition: Fair. The inscription is legible.


Description:

An addition to the lettering on a headstone on a family grave. The low, polished black granite headstone has a triangular arch top and projecting flat shoulders each bearing an incised wreath. The inscription is incised in upright capital lettering. The headstone surmounts an oblong sandstone base with bevelled top and is accompanied by oblong sandstone kerbs.

Glossary
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Headstone Black granite 1150 870 110 Fair
Base Sandstone 290 940 300 Fair
Kerbs Sandstone 340 1225 2700 Fair
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
IN LOVING MEMORY OF
OSWALD
THE DEARLY LOVED HUSBAND OF
LILIAN HOWE,
WHO DIED JANUARY 31ST. 1934, AGED 71 YEARS.
ALSO THE ABOVE
LILIAN HOWE,
WHO DIED AUGUST 7TH. 1938, AGED 73 YEARS.
ALSO OF
RIFLEMAN TOM HOWE, 16TH. BATT. K.R.R.C.
SON OF THE ABOVE
KILLED IN ACTION ON THE SOMME JULY 15TH. 1916,
AGED 22 YEARS.
"A NOBLE LIFE FREELY GIVEN."
ALSO OF
JOHN & DOUGLAS WHO DIED IN INFANCY.
ALSO OF
FRED HOWE,
WHO DIED JULY 26TH. 1961, AGED 63 YEARS
Conflicts and people named:
Conflict First World War (1914-1919) Totals
Action First Battle of the Somme
(1 Jly - 18 Nov 1916)
Number died 1 1
Number served and returned 0 0
Total names 1 1
Administration
Custodian: Presumed to be the Howe 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.
References
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