Derbyshire War Memorials
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Memorial Title

A H Gregory

Summary

Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a WW2 war memorial to Alfred Gregory comprising an addition to a gravestone at Christ Church, Hulland, Derbyshire.
Images
Setting Memorial Click on a thumbnail to see a larger image.
Further images may be available on request.
Locations
Last known location:
Churchyard,
Christ Church
Dog La
Hulland
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
DE6 3EA

NGR:
SK 24899 47401
(From online digital mapping.)
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Location details:
The memorial is southwest of the church.
Type
Overall type: Addition to gravestone. Overall condition: Good. The inscription is legible and the memorial is cared for.


Description:

Additional lettering to the inscription on a family gravestone. The sandstone headstone has a shallow triangular arch top, stepped and rebated sides and an incised inscription in upright capital block lettering coloured black. The headstone surmounts a plain oblong base and is accompanied by an oblong recumbent tablet on an oblong backboard. The tablet has a recessed flower holder at the head and bears a further inscription in similar style.

Glossary
Components:

ComponentMaterialHeightWidthDepthCondition
HeadstoneSandstone950840100Good
BaseSandstone110970150Good
TabletSandstone, metal460450100Good
BackboardSandstone59059070Good
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
Headstone:
Conflicts and people named:
ConflictSecond World War (1939-1945)Totals
Action or eventNot stated
Number died11
Number served and returned00
Total names11
IN
LOVING MEMORY OF
EDWARD GREGORY,
OF THE OLD HALL, HULLAND.
DIED MARCH 17TH. 1935, AGED 58 YEARS.
ALSO TO THE DEAR MEMORY OF
ALFRED HENRY GREGORY,
PILOT R.A.F.V.R.
SON OF THE ABOVE,
WHO WAS KILLED ON ACTIVE SERVICE
JULY 23RD. 1941, AGED 24 YEARS.
"AT REST."
AND ALICE MAY
WIFE OF EDWARD GREGORY
WHO DIED JUNE 17TH. 1967.
AND THEIR DAUGHTER
MARGERY WINFIELD
[...] NOVEMBER 1912 – 23 MAY 2001

[Part of inscription not known.]
Tablet:
ALSO THEIR SON
JOHN LESLIE
GREGORY
WHO DIED
23RD. OCTOBER 2007,
AGED 93 YEARS.
"AT PEACE."
Administration
Custodian: Presumed to be the Gregory family.

Local authorities:
From WW2: Hulland Parish Council; Ashbourne Rural District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From 1974: Hulland Parish Council, Derbyshire Dales District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
History and Conservation
16th September, 2010: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson and Alan Willmot. It was in good condition and cared for.
References
Comments
The church lies on the edge of the civil parish of Hulland which contains Hulland (village) and Hulland Moss. The adjacent developments along the Ashbourne-Belper road lie in the civil parish of Hulland Ward which has become a general name for all of the localities in the area.

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