Derbyshire War Memorials
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Memorial Title

Maj T L Jowitt

Summary

Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a war memorial plaque to Maj Thomas Jowitt at the Holy and Undivided Trinity Church, Edale, Derbyshire.
Images
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Further images may be available on request.
Locations
Last known location:
Holy and Undivided
 Trinity Church
Un-named road
Edale
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
S33 7ZA

NGR:
SK 12326 85769 ±5m
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Location details:
The memorial is on the south wall of the nave. The churchyard lies on the western side of the un-named road, known by some as Marys Lane, leading to Grindsbrook Booth and Field Head. The road is a principal route to Kinder Scout, the Pennine Way and various countryside activities. Vehicular access is restricted and visitors should use the car park at Edale and walk from there.
Type
Overall type: Plaque Overall condition: Fair. The inscription is legible and the memorial is cared for.


Description:

An oblong wall mounted brass plaque with a thin incised border and an incised inscription mainly in upright capital roman lettering, although the quotations are in sentence case lettering, all infilled in black. The maker's mark is stamped in tiny capital letters in the bottom right corner.

Glossary
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Plaque Brass 255 460 2 Fair
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
Plaque:
Conflicts and people named:
Conflict First World War (1914-1919) Totals
Action Gallipoli Expedition
(17 Feb 1915-9 Jan1916)
Number died 1 1
Number served and returned 0 0
Total names 1 1
TO THE DEAR AND GALLANT MEMORY OF
THOMAS LAWRENCE JOWITT
MAJOR 1/5TH. HIGHLAND LIGHT INFANTRY
DIED JULY 17TH. 1915
ON BOARD H.M. HOSPITAL SHIP "REWA"
OF WOUNDS RECEIVED IN GALLIPOLI JULY 13TH.
"Blessed are the comforters."
"The Slain hath the gain and the Victor hath the rout."
Bottom right margin:
A&N. AUX C.S.L. LONDON
Administration
Custodian: Presumed to be the parochial church council.

Local authorities:
From WW1: Edale Parish Council, Chapel en le Frith Rural District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From 1974: Edale Parish Council, High Peak Borough Council; Derbyshire County Council.
History and Conservation
c1920: The plaque was made by the Army & Navy Auxiliary Cooperative Society Limited

17 April 1951: The Peak District National Park was designated. The church lies within it.

24 September 1984: The church was listed Grade II, Heritage List for England reference 1334535.

19 November 1990: The Edale Conservation Area was designated. The church lies within it.

5th June, 2013: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson and Alan Willmot. It was in fair condition and cared for.
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