Jack Fletcher and Joe Fletcher
Derbyshire War Memorials
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Jack Fletcher and Joe Fletcher

Summary
Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a WW1 war memorial to Jack Fletcher and Joe Fletcher comprising an addition to a gravestone in Tideswell Cemetery, Derbyshire.
Images
Setting Tablet Headstone 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 15808 76386 ±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 is in the style of an unfurled scroll with the inscription incised in upright capital lettering. The headstone is accompanied by roughly-dressed oblong grey granite kerbs.

Glossary
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Headstone Black granite 640 520 470 Fair
Kerbs Sandstone 180 1200 2715 Fair
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
IN
LOVING MEMORY OF
JOSEPH LOMAS FLETCHER
DIED FEB 8-1930
AGED 78 YEARS.
ALSO HANNAH, WIFE OF THE ABOVE
J. L. FLETCHER,
DIED JULY 24.1936, AGED 82 YEARS.
ALSO JACK, SON OF THE ABOVE
KILLED IN ACTION AT GALLIPOLI.
AUGUST 21-1915,
AGED 27 YEARS.
ALSO JOE, SON OF THE ABOVE
DIED APRIL 23-1917
WHILST IN THE KINGS SERVICE,
AGED 35 YEARS.
Conflicts and people named:
Conflict First World War (1914-1919) Totals
Action Not stated.
Number died 2 2
Number served and returned 0 0
Total names 2 2
Administration
Custodian: Presumed to be the Fletcher 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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