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Memorial details

Memorial type
Composite
District
Reading
Town
Reading
County
Berkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Boer War; Second (1899-1902), VC or GC Recipients
Maker
Tom Murphy of Liverpool
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 4 October 2015
    Attended by: Chris Tarrant and the Lord-Lieutenant of Berkshire, Mr James Puxley
  • Unveiled
    Date: 4 Oct 2015
    Attended by: Lois Gaskell and Emma Shepherd, from the Lower 6th Form at The Abbey School.
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
18733
Current location

outside the Crown Court and the Forbury Hotel
Forbury Gardens
Reading
Reading
Berkshire
RG1 3EJ
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 71856 73571
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Bronze Sculpture, also Bronze plaques as a Roll of Honour to the Berkshire Yeomanry. Laurel wreath in relief at top.
Inscription
(Names) / IN MEMORIAM/ THE BERKSHIRE YEOMANRY
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 354
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 354
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 31
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 31
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 41
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 41
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • VC or GC Recipients
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 1
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename, decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Roll of honour
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Figure
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Memorial: £111,000

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Other
Details: The Trooper Potts VC Memorial Trust
Reference

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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