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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Sunderland
Town
Sunderland
County
Tyne And Wear
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
34389
Current location

Public side next to the Bureau & post shop
45-48
Post Office
Fawcett Street
Sunderland
Sunderland
Tyne And Wear
SR1 1RR
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 39742 56921
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • 2006
    Post Office
    Bridges Shopping Centre
    Sunderland
    Sunderland
    Tyne And Wear
    SR1 3LL
    England

    OS Grid Ref: NZ 390 570
    Denomination: Undefined
  • Sunniside
    Sunderland
    Sunderland
    Tyne And Wear
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Brass Plaque with inscribed crossed union flags at top centre, on a combined backboard with 34390-the WW2 memorial
Inscription
THIS TABLET IS ERECTED BY/THE MEMBERS OF THE STAFF IN THE/SUNDERLAND POSTAL AREA/in honour of colleagues who served their King and country and to perpetuate the memory of those who lost their lives in the Great War 1914-1919.Fallen (dedication names), Served (dedication names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Airey, E T
Alexander, W
Armstrong, J
Ayre, W
Bainbridge, F
Banks, R
Barrett, G
Barrett, J W
Beadnell, J J H
Beatty, T
See details for all 144 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 144
    Served and returned: 131
    Died: 13
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames, decorations
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Royal Mail
Reference

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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