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Ticknall Memorial Map
Setting Memorial Map
Last known location:
Grounds of Ticknall
 Village Hall
Ingleby La
Nearest postcode:
DE73 7JX

SK 35292 24053 ±5m
Location details:
By the path, just southeast of the hall.
Overall type: Plaque.

Overall condition: Good. The inscription is legible.


An oblong plaque encased in a mild steel case on a frame. The plaque has at its centre an historical map of the village with notable buildings and features illustrated. At the top is the commemorative text; the names of those who served are in in columns at each side and a list of sponsors is at the foot. The oblong steel case is supported by a steel frame with two tubular legs on a flat base and is decorated with 19 mild steel poppies extending around the case with the flowers forming a border to it. The poppies represent the nineteen who fell in WW1.

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Plaque Unknown 835 1180 - Good
Frame Mild steel* 2380 1690 300 Good
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
The case and frame would traditionally be called wrought iron, but modern material is generally mild steel.
Base of case:
Heading of plaque:
To commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the commencement of
The Great War 1914-1918
Dedicated to those Ticknall men who served their country
Left margin of plaque:

⊗ Aplin Douglas
Archer James
⊗ Banton Arthur
Banton Ernest
Banton William
⊗ Bates Harry
Beard Charles
Betteridge George
Betteridge Harold
Bloor Albert E.
Bloor Ernest
⊗ Bloor William H.
Bond Frederick
Brearley George
Brearley John
Brierley Philip
Bromley Herbert
Cartlidge Arthur
⊗ Cartlidge Henry
Clarke Frank
Clarke John
Clarke Walter
Cook Christopher
Cook John
Cook Lammas
Cook Richard
Cooper Richard
Cooper Walter
Cowley Harry
Craven Thomas
Cross Edmund
Cross Samuel G
Dexter Alfred
Dexter Arthur N.
Dexter John
⊗ Dexter Richard W.
Dexter William H.
Draper Arthur W
Draper John
Draper John H.
Draper Robert
Gale Alfred
Gee Arthur
⊗ Gee George H.
Gee George T.
Gee Henry
Gee Walter
Harrison James
Harrison Harry M (Lieut)
Harrison John P (Capt)
Harrison William J. W.
Harrison Wiliam
Hatton George T.
Hatton William
Hill Arthur
Hill Richard
Holmes Walter
Holt Henry
⊗ Holt James
Hudson George J.
Hulse Archibald
Hulse William R.
⊗ Hyde John
⊗ Hyde Wilfred
Heafield Harry
Right margin of plaque:

James Albert
⊗ James Archibald
James George
James Statham
⊗ Jones James W.
Jones William
Joynes James W.
Joynes Samuel
Joynes Vauncey
Kirkman Arthur
Kirkman Walter
Kirkman Walter
Langdon Edgar
Leese Albert
Lloyd Eric (Capt)
Lloyd Reginald B (Capt)
Marriott Alfred
Marriott Edward
Marriott Edwin
Marriott George
⊗ Marriott George H.
Marriott George H.
Marriott George T.
Marriott John
⊗ Marriott Joseph
Marriott William J
Massey Charles
Massey William
Mear Ernest
Miller George W
Minion Garton
Noble Wilson
⊗ Parkes Ernest
Painter Walter
Rawding Robert
Rawding William
Sadler John
Sanders William
⊗ Senior Albert M (Capt)
Shaw George H.
Shreeve Roland
Smart Charles
Smedley Thomas
Smith Albert
⊗ Smith Arthur
Smith George
Smith Harry
Soar Henry
Soar William H
Spencer Thomas
Sutton Charles
Swift Frank
Thacker William
Topliss Clifford
Wardle John
Wardle Samuel
Wilkinson Alfred
Wilkinson John
Woodward Joseph
⊗ Woodward Seth
⊗ Woodward William
Woodward Frank
Wright Harry
[A red poppy is placed to the left of the names of those who fell, represented here by the symbol ⊗ ]

Conflicts and people named:
Conflict First World War (1914-1919)
Number died  19
Number served and returned 109
Total names 128
Custodian: Ticknall Parish Council.

Local authorities:
From 1974: Ticknall Parish Council; South Derbyshire District Council; Derbyshire County Council..
2013-14: The memorial was promoted by Ticknall Parish Council. The illustrations were by Juliet Boucher and the case and frame were made by local designer and blacksmith David Tucker. The memorial was funded by a grant of from The National Lottery - Then and Now Fund with additional contributions from The Harper Crew Estate, Ticknall Village Hall, Ticknall Parish Council, Ticknall Preservation & Historical Society, Derbyshire County Council's Greenwatch Fund, and the National Trust.

2nd August 2014: The memorial was unveiled by 10 young Ticknall people, aged from 4 to 18, descended from some of the men who served: Aaron Pole, Jamie Pole, Alice McCrae, Charlie McCrae, Rosa Wardle, Oliver Green, Ewan McCrae-Holt, Menna McCrae-Holt, Steven Holt and David Holt.

2nd August, 2014: The memorial unveiling ceremony was recorded by Eric Naden.

19th May, 2015: The memorial was recorded by Roy Branson. It was in good condition.
2nd August, 2014: Programme, Ticknall Parish Council's Commemoration of the
100th Anniversary of WW1, p8.
Page © Roy Branson