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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Nottingham
Town
West Bridgford
County
Nottinghamshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Spanish Civil War (1936-1939)
Maker
MICHAEL JOHNSON
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 24th September 1993
    Attended by: HIS EXCELLENCY ALBERTO AZA
  • Rededicated
    Date: 22nd October 2009
    Attended by: Undefined
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
27379
Current location
  • Offices of Nottinghamshire County Council
    County Hall
    West Bridgford
    Nottingham
    Nottinghamshire
    NG2 7QP
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SK 581 380
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
(original layout) 1st alcove: 2 bronze plaques listing the names. 2nd alcove: large bronze relief of town in ruins. 3rd alcove: bronze plaque with inscription. Information board in front of all three alcoves. (replacement) 1st alcove: 3 bronze plaques listing original inscription and names. Large bronze relief in middle alcove and brass plaque at the front with new inscription. (3rd alcove empty)
Inscription
IN HONOUR OF THE VOLUNTEERS WHO LEFT NOTTINGHAMSHIRE TO FIGHT IN THE INTERNATIONAL BRIGADE, SPAIN 1936-1939. THEY FOUGHT ALONGSIDE THE SPANISH PEOPLE TO STOP FACISM AND SAVE LIBERTY AND PEACE FOR ALL. THEY WENT BECAUSE THEIR EYES COULD SEE NO OTHER WAY. NO PARASAN./ (NAMES) Plaque: In proud and grateful/ memory of the men/ and women of this county/ who have sacrificed/ their lives for others/ and for freedom./ We will remember them./ This plaque was unveiled by/ Councillor David Taylor/ Chairman of Nottinghamshire County Council/ on October 22nd 2009./
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Spanish Civil War (1936-1939)
    Total names on memorial: 18
    Served and returned: 13
    Died: 5
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Listing information
Condition
History
2009: Information board removed and replaced with new plaque
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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