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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Nottingham
Town
Nottingham
County
Nottinghamshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
27333
Current location

First floor
Horizon Factory
Thane Road
Nottingham
Nottingham
Nottinghamshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 555 372
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • John Player Tobacco Factory
    Radford
    Nottingham
    Nottinghamshire
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
BRONZE WALL PLAQUE. LOW RELIEF LETTERING. NAMES IN FOUR COLUMNS. RELIEF BORDER OF LAUREL GARLAND. TWO LAUREL WREATHS AT TOP WITH DATES IN CENTRE.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN PROUD AND ENDURING MEMORY/ OF THE EMPLOYEES OF/ JOHN PLAYER & SONS/ BRANCH OF THE IMPERIAL TOBACCO CO (OF GREAT BRITAIN & IRELAND) LTD./ WHO FELL AND DIED AS SOLDIERS DURING THE GREAT WAR/ BONDED WAREHOUSE/(Names)/ BOX DEPARTMENT/ (Names)/ CIGARETTE DEPARTMENT/ (Names)/ CUTTING DEPARTMENT/ (Names)/ DESPATCH DEPARTMENT/ (Names)/ ENGINEERS DEPARTMENT/ (Names)/ FANCY DEPARTMENT/ (Names)/ LEAF DEPARTMENT/ (Names)/ OFFICES/ (Names)/ SAWMILLS/ (Names)/ SPINNING DEPARTMENT/ (Names)/ THIS MEMORIAL WAS ERECTED BY THE WORKPEOPLE AND THEIR DIRECTORS
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Abdy, G
Afford, A
Allwood, G
Atkin, L
Bacon, W S
Bagshaw, J
Bates, A E
Bellaby, W G
Billson, G R
Birch, A L
See details for all 110 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 110
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 110
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,regiment,occupation
    Order of information: occupation,surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height C 1000MM, width C 2000MM
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Nottinghamshire Family History Society Vol 91, p31-33, 1994 Names

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