Dedication of the Lych Gate War Memorial

Dedication of the Lych Gate War Memorial by the Archdeacon of Chesterfield on 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
Wardens

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