Bristol Tramways And Carriage Company

WM reference
46200
Memorial type
Lost
No
Town
County
District
Subject/Period
Current location

Mounted against an exterior wall. Previously outside the HQ of First Bristol Buses Ltd
by the entrance.
Enterprise House
Easton Rd
Bristol
Bristol
Avon
BS5 0DZ
England
OS Grid Ref.: ST 600 730
Denomination: Undefined

Previous location

Bristol Tramways and Carriage
Tramways Rd
Brislington
Bristol
Avon
England
OS Grid Ref.: Undefined
Denomination: Undefined

Description

Large metal plaque with a stone backing, mounted upright against an exterior brick wall. Inscription cast in relief, with an additional laurel wreath at either side of the upper inscription.

Inscription

TO THE HONOURED MEMORY/ OF THE EMPLOYEES OF THE BRISTOL TRAMWAYS &/ CARRIAGE COMPANY LIMITED/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR/ THEIR COUNTRY/ IN THE GREAT WAR, 1914-1918/ (NAMES)/ ALSO IN THE WORLD WAR/ 1939-1945/ H.M. FORCES/ (NAMES)/ CIVILIANS/ (NAMES)

Inscription legible?

Yes

Names on memorial

None recorded

Subject/Period

First World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial: 190
Served and returned: Undefined
Died: 190
Exact count: no
Information shown: surname
Order of information: surname

Subject/Period

Second World War (1939-1945)
Total names on memorial: 69
Served and returned: Undefined
Died: 69
Exact count: no
Information shown: surname
Order of information: surname

Subject/Period

Second World War - civilians
Total names on memorial: 20
Served and returned: Undefined
Died: 20
Exact count: no
Information shown: surname
Order of information: surname

Component

Plaque
Condition: Good
Measurements: Undefined
Materials: Metal
Listed?: No

Component

Base
Condition: Good
Measurements:
Materials: Stone
Listed?: No

History

2011: The plaque had been displayed lying parallel to the ground, but has since been returned to an upright position as it was originally at Brislington Tram Depot.

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

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