Derbyshire War Memorials
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Memorial Title

Pte J Rivers VC

Summary
Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a WW1 war memorial tablet commemorating Pte Jacob Rivers VC in the Market Place, Derby.
Images
Setting Parade
The setting.  The location of the memorial is marked by the flag of the
Sherwood Foresters while the stone awaits the unveiling.
Image © Roy Branson, taken 12th March, 2015
Dignitaries parade to the unveiling ceremony on 12th March, 2015.
Image © Roy Branson, taken 12th March, 2015
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Citation Unveiling
Lt Col Nick Turner of the Mercian Regiment reading the citation.
Image © Roy Branson, taken 12th March, 2015
The Lord Lieutenant of Derbyshire, Mr William Tucker, and
the Mayor of Derby, Cllr Shiraz Khan unveiling the tablet.
Image © Roy Branson, taken 12th March, 2015
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Wreath Memorial
A wreath being laid by a representative of Pte Rivers's family.
Image © Roy Branson, taken 12th March, 2015
The tablet awaiting setting.
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Respects Mercian
The Lord Lieutenant of Derbyshire, Mr William Tucker, and
the Mayor of Derby, Cllr Shiraz Khan pay their respects.
Image © Roy Branson, taken 12th March, 2015
Representatives of the Mercian Regiment pay their respects.
Image © Roy Branson, taken 12th March, 2015
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Memorial Memorial
The tablet awaiting setting.
Image © Roy Branson, taken 12th March, 2015
The tablet with its setting into the pavement completed.
Image © Roy Branson, taken 12th March, 2015
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