Memorial details

Memorial type
Allegory (eg: Victory)
District
East Devon
Town
Sidmouth
County
Devon
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 20/10/2012
    Attended by: Rear Admiral R.F. Creadle C.B.
  • Dedicated
    Date: 20/12/2012
    Attended by: Undefined
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
107843

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Description
Concrete plinth supporting composite figure of an eagle, with brass (and 1 painted) plaques on all four sides. Set in small flower bed with chained surround. The whole set in public garden.
Inscription
Front (6 o'clock) face: A/ TRIBUTE TO/ THE RESIDENTS/ OF THE SID VALLEY/ AND THE/ SERVICE MEN & WOMEN/ WHO DEFENDED OUR COAST LINE/ AND/ TRAINED IN/ ROYAL AIR FORCE/ SIDMOUTH/ DURING/ THE SECOND WORLD WAR/ 1939-45 3 o'clock face. Three small engraved brass plaques: Top Plaque: THE 4TH BATTALION/ THE/ DEVONSHIRE/ REGIMENT Middle plaque: THE KING'S OWN/ SCOTTISH/ BORDERERS Bottom plaque: NO.4 TROOP/ THE ROYAL MARINES/ COMMANDO 12 o'clock face. Three small engraved brass plaques: Top plaque: THE KING'S OWN/ ROYAL REGIMENT/ OF/ LANCASTER Middle plaque: THE/ ROYAL/ WARWICKSHIRE/ FUSILIERS Bottom plaque: 251/ ARMY FIELD COMPANY/ THE/ ROYAL ENGINEERS 9 o'clock face. Painted RAF insignia plaque: R.A.F. SIDMOUTH/ 1939-45
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: Undefined
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Concrete
  • Other structure
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Plastic
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Details: Donations from: the public; local businesses; local councils; other local organisations; charities.
Responsibility
Sidmouth Town Council

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