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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Torbay
Town
Paignton
County
Devon
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 15th September 1968
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
25732
Current location

ON THE WALL OF THE PARK NEXT TO THE TOWN MEMORIAL
Palace Ave
Paignton
Torbay
Devon
England

OS Grid Ref: SX 890 600
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
BRONZE PLAQUE WITH INSCRIPTION IN RELIEF REGIMENTAL BADGE IN RELIEF AT THE TOP CENTRE OF THE PLAQUE
Inscription
8TH CITY OF LONDON RG'T (TA) POST OFFICE RIFLES./ IN PROUD AND GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THOSE MEN/ OF THE POST OFFICE RIFLES WHO WERE BILLETED/ AND TRAINED IN PAIGNTON DURING THE 1ST WORLD/ WAR BEFORE JOINING THE BATTALION IN FRANCE/ AND ESPECIALLY THOSE WHO NEVER RETURNED./ "FOR OUR TOMORROWS THEY GAVE THEIR TODAYS."/ 15TH SEPT. 1968
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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