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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
Kennet
Town
Marlborough
County
Wiltshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 8th October 1920
    Attended by: FM Lord Methuen GCB GCMG GCVO GCB CB CMG
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
24138
Current location

Near roundabout at junction with London and Salisbury Roads
London Road
Marlborough
Kennet
Wiltshire
SN8 2AP
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 1927968984
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Obelisk of rough-hewn stone. Inscription is on one side with regimental badge above. Obelisk stands on two-stepped stone base.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN MEMORY OF/ THE OFFICERS, NON COMMISIONED OFFICERS AND MEN OF THE/ SEVENTH BATTALION, WILTSHIRE REGIMENT/ WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR/ THIS MONUMENT IS ERECTED BY THEIR COMRADES/ THE BATTALION TRAINED IN MARLBOROUGH DURING THE WINTER 1914-1915,/ SERVED IN FRANCE SEPTEMBER-NOVEMBER 1915, IN MACEDONIA/ NOVEMBER 1915-JUNE 1918 AND IN FRANCE JUNE 1918- NOVEMBER 1918/ A RECORD OF THOSE WHO FELL AND A ROLL CALL OF THE BATTALION IS DEPOSITED AT THE TOWN HALL.
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: Undefined
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: height 2.4 M
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • 7th Battalion, Wiltshire Regiment 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

Memorial: C £350

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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