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Memorial Title

J A James - Addition to Gravestone

Summary
Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a WW2 war memorial to Jonathan James comprising an addition to a gravestone in All Saints' Churchyard, Mickleover, Derby.
Images
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Further images may be available on request.
Locations
Last known location:
All Saints' churchyard
Etwall Rd
Mickleover
Derby
Nearest postcode:
DE3 0DL

NGR:
SK 30553 34161 ±5m
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Location details:
South of the church, near the western boundary with the car park.
Type
Overall type: Addition to gravestone.


Overall condition: Fair. The inscription is legible.


Description:

Additional wording to the inscription on a family gravestone comprising oblong limestone kerbs. The inscription is inlaid in upright capital lettering.

Glossary
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Kerbs Limestone 200 1000 2295 Fair
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
West kerb: GEORGE ALLEN JAMES, 1883-1927.
South kerb: JONATHAN ALLEN JAMES, DIED WHILE P.O.W. IN GERMANY, APRIL 5TH. 1945, AGED 29.

Conflicts and people named:
Conflict Second World War (1939-1945) Totals
Action Non-combat death.
Number died 1 1
Number served and returned 0 0
Total names 1 1
Administration
Custodian: Presumed to be the Allen family.

Local authorities:
From WW2: Mickleover Parish Council; Repton Rural District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From 1968: Derby County Borough Council (Derby Corporation).
From 1974: Derby District (later Borough and from 1977 City) Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From 1997: Derby City Council (unitary authority).
History and Conservation
March, 1975: The Mickleover Conservation Area was first designated. The memorial lies within the area.

3rd January, 2018: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson and Alan Willmot. It was in fair condition. .
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