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Bristol Rugby Football Players

WM reference
7323
Memorial type
Lost
No
Town
County
District
Subject/Period
Ceremony
  • Unveiled : 24 Sep 191921
  • Rededicated : 8 September 1945
Current location

Bristol Memorial Stadium
Filton Av
Horfield
Bristol
Avon
BS7 0AQ
England
OS Grid Ref.: ST 595 766
Denomination: Undefined

Description

Sports field with dedicatory tablets mounted on gate posts at the entrance to the ground.

Inscription

1914-1918/ IN PROUD AND/ GRATEFUL MEMORY/ OF THE SERVICES/ RENDERED TO THEIR/ COUNTRY IN THE/ GREAT WAR BY/ RUGBY FOOTBALL/ PLAYERS OF BRISTOL/ THIS/ GROUND/ WAS/ ESTABLISHED/ 1921 1939-1945/ AND IN THE WORLD WAR OF 1939-45/ THE RUGBY FOOTBALL/ PLAYERS OF THIS CITY/ GAVE THEIR SERVICES/ AND THEIR LIVES/ TO THEM ALSO THIS GROUND IS A MEMORIAL

Inscription legible?

Yes

Names on memorial

None recorded

Subject/Period

First World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial: 0
Served and returned: 0
Died: 0
Exact count: yes
Information shown: Undefined
Order of information: Undefined

Subject/Period

Second World War (1939-1945)
Total names on memorial: 0
Served and returned: 0
Died: 0
Exact count: yes
Information shown: Undefined
Order of information: Undefined

Component

Playing / Sports field
Condition: Good
Measurements: Undefined
Materials: Undefined
Listed?: No

Component

Plaques
Condition: Good
Measurements: height 120CM, width 60CM
Materials: Stone
Listed?: No

Ceremony

Unveiled
Date: 24 Sep 191921
Attended by: G B BRITTON ESQ - LORD MAYOR OF BRISTOL

Ceremony

Rededicated
Date: 8 September 1945
Attended by: UNKNOWN

History

2008. It is planned to redevelop the Stadium

Costs

Site: £26,000
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

Bristol Memorial Stadium Company

Reference

Western Daily Press Sep. 1921

Reference

Bristol Evening Post 8 Sep. 1945

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