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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Broxtowe
Town
Beeston
County
Nottinghamshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 03rd May 1924
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
27328
Current location

D90 West Building
Boots Co Ltd Museum
1 Thane Rd
Beeston
Broxtowe
Nottinghamshire
NG7 2TG
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 545 368
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Large bronze wooden plaque on wooden backboard. Names in white lettering on wooden backboard. Border of laurel in relief.
Inscription
RETAIL BRANCHES/ IN HONOURED MEMORY OF THE/ EMPLOYEES OF BOOTS THE CHEMISTS WHO MADE/ THE SUPREME SACRIFICE IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-18/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Aldridge, W
Allum, L
Anderton, J
Ashton, J R W
Bailey, E C
Baker, J W
Baxter, C
Baxter, W
Beale, C
Bennett, D
See details for all 206 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 206
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 206
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,regiment,decorations
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
BOOTS COMPANY PLC

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