Derbyshire War Memorials
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Memorial Title

Employees of Ford and Weston Ltd

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
Spencer Ave
Allenton
Derby
Nearest postcode:
DE24 9JF

NGR:
SK 37005 32003
(From online digital mapping.)
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Location details:
On the northern 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 an inscription in white capital roman lettering, and is mounted on a wooden backboard.

Glossary
Components:

ComponentMaterialHeightWidthDepthCondition
BungalowBrick, tile---Good
PlaqueNot knownc170c300c2Fair
BackboardWoodc200c350c15Fair
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
GIVEN BY FORD & WESTON LTD.,
IN MEMORY OF ALL EMPLOYEES
WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR
THEIR COUNTRY 1935-1945 AND
IN RECOGNITION OF THOSE WHO
SERVED IN THE FIGHTING AND
CIVIL DEFENCE FORCES
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 Ford and Weston Ltd, building contractors of Derby.

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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