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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Nottingham
Town
Nottingham
County
Nottinghamshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War - civilians
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
27

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Current location

Building now occupied by Capital One.
Boots Co Ltd Printing Works
35 Station Street
Nottingham
Nottingham
Nottinghamshire
NG1 7HW
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 57642 39287
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Stone tablet set into the building with guilt lettering.
Inscription
THIS BUILDING COMPLETED ON DECEMBER 1ST 1952/ REPLACES A GROUP OF BUILDINGS DESTROYED BY/ ENEMY ACTION ON THE NIGHT OF MAY THE 8TH 1941/ THE FOLLOWING EMPLOYEES OF BOOTS PURE DRUGS CO LTD/ GAVE THEIR LIVES CARRYING OUT THEIR DUTIES/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Daykin, William
Needham, Derek
Sedgewick, Eric
Towle, Harold
See details for all 4 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 4
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 4
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename, age
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: depth 20MM, height 300MM, width 800MM
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Corporate
Details: Boots pure drug company LTD built the plaque

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