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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Swindon
Town
Swindon
County
Wiltshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 25 June 1925
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
  • Dedicated
    Date: 25 June 1925
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
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Lost
Lost
WM Reference
24191
Current location
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Previous locations
  • Storage Shed
    Swindon
    Swindon
    Wiltshire
    SN2 2GZ
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SU 1414584902
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
NAMES OF THE FALLEN ARE ON A SHIELD-SHAPED TABLET MOUNTED ONTO A WOODEN BACKBOARD. BELOW IT IS A PLAIN RECTANGULAR TABLET WITH DEDICATION FOR THOSE WHO SERVED. THE WHOLE IS MOUNTED within A GLAZED CASE
Inscription
To the Memory of/ (Names)/ OF THE L2. SHOP LOCO DEPT./ WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR./ 1914 - 1918./ "Their names liveth forever".(sic) 194 men from above/ shop served during/ the war
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 27
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 27
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
  • Tablets
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - White
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Reference

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