The music "Somewhere In Time" is courtesy of Rose McKinley


The War Memorial of the
Sherwood Foresters Regiment

Crich Stand

In Honoured Memory
In Honoured Memory.

A trig point behind the monument.
A trig point behind the monument proves a commanding viewpoint over Derbyshire.
 Over the National Tramway Museum.
The view from the trig point over the National Tramway Museum to the rolling hills beyond.
The foot of the monument.
The church spire in Crich is just visible in the middle distance from the foot of the monument.
The approach road.
Looking back down the approach road to the village of Crich.
An inland lighthouse.
The memorial stands like an inland lighthouse 1000ft above sea level.
 On a clear day you can see eight counties.
It is said that, on a clear day, you can see eight counties from the hill at Crich Stand.
 The Sir Horace Smith-Dorrien Memorial.
The Sir Horace Smith-Dorrien Memorial at the foot of the Stand.
The approach to the War Memorial.
The approach from the car park
to the War Memorial is via a
flight of steps and this pathway.

A Sherwood Forester of today
pictured at Ilkeston Carnival,
Saturday June 10th, 2000.....

..... and another from the war years.
A veteran of Dunkirk and North Africa
- but to me he was just Uncle Bill.

"Derby" with some young admirers.

Keeping in the public eye at Ilkeston Carnival.
Other Associated Pages

The Sherwood Foresters at Ilkeston Carnival in 2001

Proud To Be A Sherwood Forester - Uncle Bill

For more images of Crich see the Picture Gallery at Alan Flint's site.

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