Derbyshire War Memorials
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Memorial Title

World War 2 - 4

Summary

Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a war memorial bungalow at Allenton, Derby.
Images
Plaque Click on a thumbnail to see a larger image.
Locations
Last known location:
Private residence
Walton Ave
Allenton
Derby
Nearest postcode:
DE24 9JE

NGR:
SK 37053 32008
(From online digital mapping.)
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Location details:
On the east side of the road.
Type
Overall type: Bungalow. Overall condition: Good. The memorial is cared for and the inscription is legible.


Description:

A brick and tile bungalow with a plaque on the front face. The oblong plaque has the badge of the Royal British Legion at the head, an inscription in white capital roman lettering, and is mounted on a wooden backboard.

Glossary
Components:

ComponentMaterialHeightWidthDepthCondition
BungalowBrick, tile---Good
PlaqueNot knownc130c270c2Fair
BackboardWoodc150c300c15Fair
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
GIVEN BY THE ALLENTON BRANCH
OF THE BRITISH LEGION
Conflicts and people named:
ConflictSecond World War (1939-1945)Totals
Action or eventNot stated
Number died00
Number served and returned00
Total names00
Administration
Custodian: Trustees of the Derby War Memorial Village

Local authorities:

From WW2: Alvaston and Boulton Parish Council, Shardlow Rural District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From 1959: Alvaston and Boulton Parish Council, South East Derbyshire Rural District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From 1968: Derby Borough Council.
From 1974: Derby District (later Borough and from 1977 City) Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From 1997: Derby City Council.
History and Conservation
c1950: Funding for the bungalow was raised by the Allenton Branch of the (now Royal) British Legion.

c1955: The bungalow was constructed.

24th August, 2019: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson. It was in good condition and cared for.
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