Wardlow - WW2
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Wardlow - WW2

Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a WW2 war memorial roll of honour to residents of Wardlow and old boys of the school in The Church of the Good Shepherd, Wardlow, Derbyshire.
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Last known location:
The Church of the Good Shepherd
Main St (B6465)
Nearest postcode:
SK17 8RP

SK 18144 74746
(From online digital mapping.)
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Location details:
The church is on the eastern side of the road. The tablet is inside, on the north wall.
Overall type: Roll of honour.

Overall condition: Fair. The inscription is legible and the memorial is cared for.


.A glazed and framed roll of honour with a border depicting a bound laurel garland. The monochrome roll has a Union Flag at the head with a heading in gothic lettering. The inscription is also in gothic lettering with the names in two columns below, the fallen being identified with a small cross.


Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Roll of honour Paper c750 c450 - Fair
Frame Not known c900 c750 c30 Fair
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Roll of Honour
Residents of Wardlow
and Old Boys of the School
who have served with His Majesty's Forces
RankUnit  RankUnit  
DriverEllis Armitt, R.A.S.C. Norman Howe, Green Howards
Corpl.John Armitt, Kent YeomanryPte.George Wm. Lomas, Worcester Rgt.
 Fred Armitt, 6th. Airborne.Pte. Ben Littlewood, Royal Canadian E.
Corpl.James Wm. Astill, R.A.S.C. Fred Langley, R.A.F.
 Albert Brindley, R.A.S.C.GunnerDennis Maxted, R.F.A.
Pte.James Bramwell, R.A.S.C.GunnerGeorgeQuinton, 6th. R.E.
A.B. +Leslie Blears, R.N.Pte.Tom Quinton, 7th. Hampshires
 J. Thomas Derbyshire, R.A.F.Pte.Emily Quinton, A.T.S.
S.M.Fred Furness, R.A.S.C.A.B.Joe Simpson, R.N.
Corpl.Joe Furness, R.A.F.DriverSamuel Turner, [...] Coy R.E.
 Edgar Furness, R.A.[...]DriverSydney Thomas Turner, R.A.F.
 Jack Furness, R.A.F.Pte. +Alfred James Turner, [...]
Pte.Joseph William Hall, Black WatchDriverCharles Turner, R.A.S.C.
Q.M.S.Fred Harrison, Yorks & LancsTrooperJack Whitlam, Staffs. Yeomanry
+ Killed

[Some lettering indistinct.]

Conflicts and people named:
Conflict Second World War (1939-1945) Totals
Action Unspecified
Number died  2  2
Number served and returned 26 26
Total names 28 28
Custodian: Presumed to be the Parochial Church Council

Local authorities:
From WW2: Wardlow Parish Council; Bakewell Rural District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From 1974: Wardlow Parish Council; Derbyshire Dales District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
History and Conservation
22nd March, 1985: The church was listed Grade II, Heritage List for England number 1159098.

17th April, 1951: The Peak District National Park was designated. The church lies within its area.

22nd August, 2017: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson and Alan Willmot. It was in fair condition and cared for.
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