Bristol Tramways And Carriage Company

Current location

Enterprise House,Easton Rd,Bristol,Bristol,Avon,BS5 0DZ,England
OS Grid Ref.: ST 600 730
Denomination: Unknown

Previous location

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

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

Subject / Period

Second World War (1939-1945)
Total names on memorial: 69
Served and returned: Unknown
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: Unknown
Died: 20
Exact count: no
Information shown: surname
Order of information: surname

Subject / Period

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

Component

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

Component

Plaque
Condition: Good
Measurements: height c3000mm , width c2000mm
Materials: Metal
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

Notes

Annual Remembrance Day service held.

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Archive for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this will be included in the record during 2015.

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