Dedication of the Lych Gate War Memorial


Of the
Lych Gate War Memorial
By The
Archdeacon of Chesterfield
Saturday, April 2nd, 1921, at 3pm.

Also the

Unveiling of the Brass Tablet in the Church,
Containing the Names of the Men who Died in
the Great War from the Ancient Parish of Dore.

William Ralph Gibson,Vicar
Fred C. Bone
J.A. Cotterill

The Unveiling of the Memorial Tablet was performed by two ex-soldiers during a short service, the Address being given by the Archdeacon and the collection taken on behalf of the Memorial Fund. This was followed by a Procession of Clergy, Choir and Congregation to the Lych Gate where the Archdeacon dedicated it ‘in memory of the men of this Parish who died in the service of their King and Country in the Great War.’

Source: Dore to Door, Summer 1996

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The Lych Gate, Dore Church