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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Windsor And Maidenhead
Town
Maidenhead
County
Berkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
LT COL H P CART DE LAFONTAINE, Mr Reginald Hallwood
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
3874
Current location

Inside on wall facing the main entrance door
one plaque on other side of the door in the wall.
CWGC Head Office
2 Marlow Road
Maidenhead
Windsor And Maidenhead
Berkshire
SL6 7DX
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 88547 81310
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Two twin memorials, each of which are composed of large boards, decorated with stars. Gilt letters underlined and capitals are in gilt and black letters. Left hand plaque has UK coat of arms above inscription. Right hand plaque has coat of arms of India, Canada, Australia, South Africa, New Zealand and Newfoundland all of which are named. There are wreathed borders.
Inscription
Left Hand Plaque: A.M.D.G/ IN SACRED MEMORY OF/ SIX HUNDRED THOUSAND/ MEN OF THE ARMIES/ OF/ GREAT BRITAIN & IRELAND/ WHO FELL IN FRANCE AND BELGIUM/ DURING THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 (DECORATION)1918/ IN THIS DIOCESE LIE THEIR DEAD/OF/ THE BATTLES OF THE SOMME 1916/ THE DEFENSE OF AMIENS 1918/ & THE MARCH TO VICTORY 1918/ A LA MEMOIRE DES 600,000/ SOLDATS DES ARMEES DE LA/ GDE BRETAGNE & DE L'IRELANDE/ TOMBES AU CHAMP D'HONNEUR/ EN FRANCE ET EN BELGIQUE/ 1914 (Decoration) 1918/ DANS CE DIOCESE REPOSENT/ LEURS MORTS/ DES BATTAILLES DE LA SOMME 1916/ DE LA DEFENSE D' AMIENS 1918/ ET DE LA VICTOIRE 1918. Right Hand Plaque: TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND TO THE MEMORY OF/ ONE MILLION DEAD/ OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE/ WHO FELL/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 (Decoration) 1918/ AND OF WHOM THE/ GREATER PART REST/ IN FRANCE (five gilt stars). A LA GLOIRE DE DIEU/ ET A LA MEMOIRE/ DU MILLION DE MORTS DE/ L'EMPIRE BRITANNNIQUE/ TOMBE DANS/ LA GRANDE GUERRE/ 1914 (Decoration) 1918/ ET QUI POUR LA/ PLUPART/ REPOSENT EN FRANCE
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Place died
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: depth 60mm (max), height 1810 mm, width 864 mm
    Materials: Wood
  • Board
    Measurements: depth 60mm (max), height 1810 mm, width 864 mm
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • SL6 18.1
  • Letter from Ms Amanda Mc Caffery to Mr G C Mees, July 2 1990

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