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Church of St James - WW2

Summary
Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a WW2 war memorial tablet in the Church of St James, Edlaston, Derbyshire.
Images
Setting Tablet Click on a thumbnail to see a larger image.
Further images may be available on request.
Locations
Last known location:
Church of St James
Edlaston La
Edlaston
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
DE6 2DQ

NGR:
SK 18118 42675
(From online digital mapping.)
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Location details:
The church is on the south side of this remote rural road. The tablet is on the north wall of the nave.
Type
Overall type: Tablet Overall condition: Good. The inscription is legible and the memorial is cared for.


Description:

An oblong nowy-headed limestone tablet with a moulded border and an incised inscription in upright capital roman lettering infilled in black.

Glossary
Components:

ComponentMaterialHeightWidthDepthCondition
TabletLimestone41047050Good
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
1939 0 1945
TO THE GLORY OF GOD
AND IN SACRED MEMORY OF THOSE
WHO FELL IN THE SWCOND WORLD WAR.
 FREDERICK RALPH PERCIVAL
 BURGESS, SERGT. PILOT, R.A.F.V.R.
 ARTHUR LANGFORD,
 PTE. DEVONSHIRE REGIMENT.
 LESLIE HALL,
 PTE. SHERWOOD FORESTERS.
THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE.

Conflicts and people named:
ConflictSecond World War (1939-1945)Totals
Action or eventNot stated
Number died33
Number served and returned00
Total names33
Administration
Custodian: Presumed to be the Parochial Church Council

Local authorities:
From WW2: Edlaston and Wyaston Parish Council; Ashbourne Rural District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From 1974: Edlaston and Wyaston Parish Council; Derbyshire Dales District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
History and Conservation
Unknown date c1950s?: The memorial was installed.

13th September, 1967: The church was listed Grade II*, Heritage List for England number 1158423.

1st September, 2019: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson and Anne Branson. It was in good condition and cared for.
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