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Memorial details

Memorial type
Serviceman / Servicewoman
District
Bristol
Town
Fishponds
County
Avon
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
MESSRS HUMPHREY & OAKES
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 19th March 1921
    Attended by: COL C D BURGES OBE DL
  • Dedicated
    Date: 19th March 1921
    Attended by: REV P WILSON
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
12960
Current location

IN FISHPONDS PARK
Fishponds Rd
Fishponds
Bristol
Avon
England

OS Grid Ref: ST 630 750
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
BRONZE SCULPTURED SOLDIER WITH RIFLE IN ONE HAND, WAVING METAL HELMET TO SIGNIFY ENDING OF WW1. SQUARE GRANITE BASE BLOCK MOUNTED ON THREE STEPS. ON FOUR SIDES OF BASE ARE BRONZE PANELS BEARING NAMES AND INSCRIPTION.
Inscription
1914 VICTORY 1918/ IN GLORIOUS MEMORY/ (NAMES)/ "THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVEMORE
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Abbott, H
Allen, J H
Angell, W H
Baile, F W
Baker, A E
Baker, C
Baker, G
Ball, F
Banfield, F S C
Bareham, C H
See details for all 207 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 207
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 207
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank,regiment
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Base
    Measurements: height 7FT, width 3FT
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
  • Fishponds War Memorial
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
Costs

Site: £656
Memorial: FREE

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Responsibility
BRISTOL CITY PARKS DEPARTMENT

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