Derbyshire War Memorials
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Memorial Title

All Casualties of WW1 (Temporary)

Summary

Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a temporary war memorial display, commemorating all casualties of WW1, at Common Side, Barlow, Derbyshire.
Images
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Locations
Last known location:
Roadside
Millcross La (B6051)
Common Side
Barlow
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
S18 7TA

NGR:
SK 34019 75376
(From online digital mapping.)
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Location details:
The memorial was on the north side of the road.
Type
Overall type: Display. Overall condition: Temporary


Description:

A temporary display comprising a variety of artefacts draped over a garden wall. Amongst the components were Union Flag bunting, a Reichskriegsflagge, a silhouette of a British infantryman, a silhouette of a German infantryman, and a silhouette of a horse. The group was bestrewn with red poppies and purple poppies representing the respective countries, and white poppies of peace.

Glossary
Components:

ComponentMaterialHeightWidthDepthCondition
Figure x 3Not knownc700c300c5Not known
FlagFabricc600c900-Not known
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
[None]
Conflicts and people named:
ConflictFirst World War (1914-1919)First World War Animals
(1914-1919)
Totals
Action or eventNot statedNot stated
Number died000
Number served
and returned
000
Total names000
Administration
Custodian: Not known

Local authorities:
From 1974: Barlow Parish Council, North East Derbyshire District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
History and Conservation
15th August, 2018: The memorial was photographed by Glyn Williams.
References
Comments
The memorial was displayed during Barlow Well Dressing Week, 15th to 21st August, 2018. Further details about well dressings may be found at welldressing.com run by Glyn Williams.

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