Combined War Memorial, WWII and Korea, Memorial Park, Bakewell, Derbyshire.
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member greysman
N 53° 12.800 W 001° 40.538
30U E 588437 N 5896821
Quick Description: A simple memorial with flag-pole at the entrance to the Memorial Park in the centre of this market town.
Location: East Midlands, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 8/20/2011 5:27:27 AM
Waymark Code: WMCBZ9
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member dejf75
Views: 4

Long Description:
This simple cuboid-shaped memorial is se on a two-step base, the lower a circular one, and the upper one a square. On top of the memorial is a tall flagpole. There are inscriptions on all four sides, the dedication inscription is on the south side and is engraved into the stone. It reads:


                 IN PROUD AND
                 EVER  LOVING
                  MEMORY  OF
               THE MEN  OF THIS
               TOWN WHO FELL IN
                THE  WORLD WAR
                1939  --  1945
The names of the fallen are cast into brass plates fixed to the other three sides. The Memorial to C.Clark, Korean War, is fixed below the WWII plaque on the north side. Reading from east to west the names are:


east:          B.Askey
               S.J.Bunch
               R.Bunting
               J.G.Bruce
               S.A.Buss
               D.H.Beswick
               W.V.Bibby
               A.S.Blagden

north:         J.Clementson
               F.C.Clarke
               J.W.Firn
               G.Gilbert
               M.Gillane
               H.Heathcote
               R.W.Jonas
               A.Kirkby

               C.Clark - Korea 1951

west:          L.Kay
               W.McGregor
               J.Mansfield
               J.Morrison
               R.W.Powell
               N.Shimwell
               F.Squires
               R.Stimson

Type of Memorial: Multi-War Memorial

Wars mentioned (Multi-war only):
World War One 1939 - 1945 Korean War 1950 - 1953


In Honor Of: The Men of This Town - Bakewell

Marker Text:
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Who Put it Here?: Bakewell Town Council.

Description of Memorial:
It's at the entrance to the Memorial Park in the centre of Bakewell.


Date of dedication: Not listed

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