Church of the Good Shepherd
Derbyshire War Memorials
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Church of the Good Shepherd

Summary
Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a war memorial tablet in The Church of the Good Shepherd, Wardlow, Derbyshire.
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Locations
Last known location:
The Church of the Good Shepherd
Main St (B6465)
Wardlow
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
SK17 8RP

NGR:
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.
Type
Overall type: Tablet.


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

Description:

.A wall-mounted, nowy-headed stone tablet with a border of flowers and foliage in relief and a black inscription in upright capital block lettering.

Glossary
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Tablet Limestone c800 c600 c30 Fair
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
TO THE
GLORY OF GOD
AND
IN LOVING MEMORY OF
PRIVATE BENJAMIN H. GREGORY,
10TH. DEVON'S
WHO FELL IN ACTION AT SALONICA,
APRIL 24TH. 1917,
AGED 19 YEARS.
PRIVATE WILLIAM HASLAM,
SHERWOOD FORESTER'S,
WHO FELL IN ACTION AT ARRAS. "FRANCE".
NOVEMBER 4TH. 1917,
AGED 22 YEARS.
THEY NOBLY ANSWERED DUTY'S CALL, AND
GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR ONE AND ALL.
PRIVATE ALFRED J. TURNER,
2ND. BATT. KINGS OWN SCOTTISH BORDERERS,
WHO FELL IN ACTION IN BURMA.
FEBRUARY 23RD. 1945, AGED 28 YEARS.
Conflicts and people named:
Conflict First World War (1914-1919) Second World War (1939-1945) Totals
Action Unspecified
Number died 2 1 3
Number served and returned 0 0 0
Total names 2 1 3
Administration
Custodian: Presumed to be the Parochial Church Council

Local authorities:
From WW1: 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
c1920s: The tablet was erected.

c1940s: The WW2 inscription was added.

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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