Arandora Star Memorial

WM reference
22343
Memorial type
Lost
No
Town
County
District
Subject/Period
Creator
Ceremony
  • Unveiled : 04th November 1960
Current location

At the top of the entrance steps
St Peters Italian Church
Clerkenwell Road
Clerkenwell
Islington
Greater London
EC1R 5DL
England
OS Grid Ref.: TQ 31291 82058
Denomination: Roman Catholic

Description

CAST GROUP SYMBOLISING A LIFEBOAT. INSCRIPTION ON THE SIDES OF THE BOAT THREE FIGURES WITH ARMS UPHELD TOWARDS A CROSS ARE DEPICTED IN THE BOAT

Inscription

IN MEMORIA DEI PERITI NELL'AFFONDAMENTO/ DELL'ARANDORA STAR/ 2 LUGLIO 1940/ ....IL RICORDO CHE È VIVO NEL CUORE DEI/ PARENTI, DEI SUPERSTITI E COLONIA ITALIANA/ 4 NOVEMBRE 1960 (ROUGH TRANSLATION: IN MEMORY OF THOSE LOST ON THE ARANDORA STAR 2 JULY 1940 / THE MEMORY LIVES ON IN THE HEARTS OF THE RELATIVES, THE SURVIVORS AND THE ITALIAN COMMUNITY / 4 NOVEMBER 1960)

Inscription legible?

Yes

Names on memorial

None recorded

Subject/Period

Second World War (1939-1945)
Total names on memorial: 0
Served and returned: 0
Died: 0
Exact count: no
Information shown: Undefined
Order of information: Undefined

Component

Second World War memorial
Condition: Good
Measurements: Undefined
Materials: Bronze
Listed?: No

Ceremony

Unveiled
Date: 04th November 1960
Attended by: UNKNOWN

Costs

Site: Unknown or N/A
Memorial: Unknown or N/A
Comments: None

Trust fund/Scholarship

No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

Sponsorship

Unknown or N/A
Details: Unknown or N/A

Responsibility of

Unknown or N/A

Notes

BOOK: COLPI, TERRI "ITALIANS FORWARD: A VISUAL HISTORY OF THE ITALIAN COMMUNITY IN GREAT BRITAIN" (1991) MAINSTREAM, EDINBURGH BOOK: MARIN, UMBERTO "ITALIANI IN GRAN BRETAGNA" (1975) CENTRO STUDI EMIGRAZIONE, ROME P 87

Reference

Our Blog http://ukniwm.wordpress.com/2008/02/27/i-am-the-enemy-you-killed-my-friend/

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