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Memorial details

Memorial type
Wall
District
West Wiltshire
Town
Westbury
County
Wiltshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: C1920
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
24356
Current location

Soisy Gardens
Edward Street
Westbury
West Wiltshire
Wiltshire
BA13 3BA
England

OS Grid Ref: ST 87297 51344
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Market Place
    Westbury
    West Wiltshire
    Wiltshire
    BA13 3DQ
    England

    OS Grid Ref: ST 87385 51497
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Two tablets placed on a wall in an enclosed area within the gardens. Incised gold painted lettering on the tablet.s Steps lead up to the tablets and area is enclosed by low brick wall surmounted by railings. Railings have a poppy motif on them.
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF OUR GLORIOUS DEAD/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 121
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 121
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname
    Order of information: Alphabetical by surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 121
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 121
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname
    Order of information: Alphabetical by surname
Components
  • Tablets
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Slate
  • Wall
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
Listing information
Condition
History
C1975: MEMORIAL WAS FORMERLY A CROSS AND WAS MOVED DUE TO ROAD IMPROVEMENTS. CROSS NOT RELOCATED.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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