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Memorial details

Memorial type
Composite
District
Kennet
Town
Marlborough
County
Wiltshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
24137
Current location

Junction of New Road and Barn Street
New Road
Marlborough
Kennet
Wiltshire
SN8 1PW
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 1904969186
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Composite memorial featuring brass plaques affixed to cenotaph-like structure. Central plaque flanked by two smaller plaques. Main plaque featured curved pediment, decorative columns and two corbels. Flanking plaques are nowy headed. All plaques have raised lettering. Plaques are mounted on a stone rectangular structure composed of smooth brickwork. Structure has proportions of a cenotaph, with the top meeting in a sloped apex. Memorial is set upon two steps.
Inscription
IN PROUD AND GRATEFUL MEMORY/ OF THE MEN OF MARLBOROUGH WHO/ LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY/ (Names)/ IN MEMORY OF THE MEN/ OF MARLBOROUGH WHO LAID DOWN/ THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY/ 1939-1945/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adams, C J N
Atkey, F A H
Bailey, W
Baker, E
Bambridge, W H
Baverstock, H H
Beach, L
Beard, S
Bell, A W
Bird, A
See details for all 104 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 104
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 104
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 37
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 37
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Plaques
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
  • Marlborough 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
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Carter Postcard Collection
  • Carter Postcard Collection

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