SK3528 : Re-Dedication Plaque, Barrow Upon Trent War Memorial

taken 3 years ago, near to Barrow Upon Trent, Derbyshire, Great Britain

Re-Dedication Plaque, Barrow Upon Trent War Memorial
Re-Dedication Plaque, Barrow Upon Trent War Memorial
Barrow Upon Trent is noted as the village that sent most volunteers to the First World War in proportion to its population. Its War Memorial stands in a prominent position in the centre of the village.

This memorial cross stands upon a base that displays the four emblems of the Knights Hospitallers; namely the Breastplate of Righteousness, the Shield of Faith, the Helmet of Salvation and the Sword of the Spirit.

Originally unveiled and Dedicated by the Duke of Devonshire on June 24th 1916, The Memorial was re-dedicated by the current Duke of Devonshire on September 19th 2014.

More information about the memorial may be found at LinkExternal link “THE STORY OF THE BARROW-UPON-TRENT VILLAGE MEMORIAL CROSS.” By John Spencer (pdf format)

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Date Taken
Friday, 19 September, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 21 September, 2014
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Village, Rural settlement  People, Events 
Primary Subject of Photo
War Memorial 
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Panasonic DMC-G3 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 3522 2853 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:51.1873N 1:28.7054W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SK 3522 2853
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