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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Bristol
Town
Bristol
County
Avon
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 08th February 1921
    Attended by: SIR RICHARD VASSAR-SMITH BT.
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
11794
Current location

CANONS HOUSE
Canons Way
Bristol
Bristol
Avon
England

OS Grid Ref: ST 590 690
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • LLOYDS TSB OLD HEAD OFFICE
    Lombard Street
    City Of London
    City Of London
    Greater London
    EC3P 3BS
    England

    OS Grid Ref: TQ 320 810
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
TABLET OF BLACK MARBLE WITH INSCRIPTION IN A CENTRAL PANEL AND NAMES EITHER SIDE. SURMOUNTED BY FIGURE OF BRITANNIA IN BROKEN PEDIMENT.
Inscription
THESE MEN OF OURS/ AT THE CALL OF THE KING/ AND COUNTRY LEFT/ ALL THAT WAS DEAR/ TO THEM, ENDURED/ HARDNESS, FACED/ DANGER, AND FINALLY/ PASSED OUT OF THE / SIGHT OF MEN BY/ THE PATH OF DUTY/ AND SELF-SACRIFICE/ GIVING UP THEIR /OWN LIVES THAT/ OTHERS MIGHT LIVE/ IN FREEDOM. LET THOSE WHO COME/ AFTER SEE TO IT/ THAT THEIR NAMES/ ARE NOT FORGOTTEN/ 1914-1918/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 686
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 686
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - Black
Listing information
Condition
History
HEAD OFFICE RELOCATED 1930 AND 2003.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Corporate

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