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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Thamesdown
Town
Swindon
County
Wiltshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 2 January 1926
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
  • Dedicated
    Date: 2 January 1926
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
24171
Current location

National Monuments Record Centre
Kemble Drive
Swindon
Thamesdown
Wiltshire
SN2 2FT
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 1426984910
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
SCROLL SHAPED TABLET MOUNTED ONTO A TRIANGULAR HEADED BACKBOARD. INSCRIPTION IN BLACK LETTERING
Inscription
IN/ GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THE/ FOLLOWING MEN OF 19 & 20 SHOPS/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE/ GREAT WAR/ (NAMES)/ 1914 - 1918.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bailey, T W
King, H G M
Leggett, W S
Simpkins, F A
Weston, A
Whatley, F C
See details for all 6 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 6
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 6
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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