Category Archives: Derbyshire

Alfreton War Memorial

       

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Shirland – Memorial Gates, St. Leonard’s Churchyard & War Memorial

Before we leave, a reminder that death was never far away in the mining towns of North East Derbyshire:

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Clay Cross War Memorial

Just before we leave, this is not the only memorial along this stretch of road, as you can see to the right of the picture above, and in the photos below.

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Brimington Cemetery

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Ashover War Memorial

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Staveley War Memorial

Staveley Memorial Gardens, in which the war memorial stands, were built to commemorate the men of the Notts & Derby Regiment (Sherwood Foresters) who were killed during the Battle of the Somme in 1916.

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