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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Ipswich
Town
Ipswich
County
Suffolk
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 05th December 1920
    Attended by: Mr F C Luke
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
11487
Current location

Wall mounted in 1st floor staff restaurant
Mail Centre
Commercial Road
Ipswich
Ipswich
Suffolk
IP1 1AA
England

OS Grid Ref: TM 15909 44013
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Post Office
    Cattle Market
    Ipswich
    Ipswich
    Suffolk
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Varnished wooden board with triangular pediment & photographs of the fallen down the sides of the board. The lettering is inscribed in gold, and is quite crudely done.
Inscription
LEST WE FORGET / TO THE MEMORY OF THOSE / IPSWICH POSTMEN WHO WHILE / SERVING IN HM FORCES / ABROAD PAID THE SUPREME / SACRIFICE 1914-1919 / (NAMES) / THIS TABLET IS ERECTED BY / THE SUBSCRIPTIONS OF THEIR / COMRADES AT IPSWICH POST OFFICE / TO MARK THEIR DEEP SENSE OF RESPECT AND ESTEEM.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adams, E J
Armer, C F
Coates, E
Garrod, C
Gosling, W
Hale, A E
Hambling, W F
Hardy, G
Keeler, F J
Rumsey, F
See details for all 13 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 13
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 13
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: height 44", width 26"
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Corporate
Responsibility
Royal Mail

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