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Memorial details

Memorial type
Wall
District
Thamesdown
Town
Swindon
County
Wiltshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1997
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
24152
Current location

SOUTH MALL
SHOPPING VILLAGE
Kemble Drive
Swindon
Thamesdown
Wiltshire
SN2 2DY
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 160 850
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
WALL WITH DEDICATORY PERSPEX PANEL AND BLACK AND WHITE PHOTO PLACED BEHIND ETCHED GLASS
Inscription
THIS WALL IS DEDICATED TO ALL THE MEN AND WOMEN/ WHO CONTRIBUTED TO THE INDUSTRY/ OF THE GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY WORKS/ FROM 1848 UNTIL 1986 AND TO ALL OF THEM/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES OR SUFFERED FOR THEIR COUNTRY/ IN THE GREAT WARS AND CONFLICTS DURING THAT TIME
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: Undefined
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Wall
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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