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Memorial details

Memorial type
Endowed bed
District
Thamesdown
Town
Swindon
County
Wiltshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
24179
Current location

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

OS Grid Ref: SU 1426984910
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
METAL PLAQUE MOUNTED ONTO A WOODEN BACKBOARD. WHOLE IS PLACED ON A LARGER BACKBOARD WITH OTHER ASSOCIATED PLAQUES. SINGLE LINE BORDER
Inscription
A MEMORIAL BED WAS PLACED/ IN THE VICTORIA HOSPITAL BY THE/ MEN IN 3, 15, 18 & 19D SHOPS./ SEPT 1923./ HONUR THE BRAVE/ TO THE LASTING MEMORY OF/ OUR COMRADES WHO FELL IN/ THE GREAT WAR. 1914 - 1918./ (NO 3. SHOP)/ (NAMES) PLAQUE BELOW: 202 MEN FROM ABOVE/ SHOPS SERVED DURING/ THE WAR.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bunce, A R
Denton, W W
Gillard, S T
Heap, R W
Jones, W A
Kent, C
Leggett, E G
Lewis, J
Lugg, W J
Mant, F
See details for all 15 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 15
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 15
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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