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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Nottingham
Town
Wollaton
County
Nottinghamshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 14 June 1978
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
38844
Current location

Wollaton Hall
A609
Wollaton
Nottingham
Nottinghamshire
NG8 2AE
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 53060 39326
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
A small stone obelisk with a squared base. A black plaque is set into the base and the dedication is written in white lettering.
Inscription
DEDICATED JUNE 14TH 1978 TO OUR FRIENDS IN NOTTINGHAM/ WOLLATON PARK WAS OUR HOME IN THE MONTHS PRIOR TO OUR/ D-DAY JUMP INTO NORMANDY AND OUR JUMP INTO HOLLAND/ SEPTEMBER 17TH 1944/ MAY OUR FRIENDSHIP BE EVERLASTING/ AMERICAN 508TH PARACHUTE INFANTRY REGIMENT ASSOCIATION
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: depth 20mm, height 340mm, width 460mm
    Materials: Metal
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Responsibility
NOTTINGHAM PARKS AND GARDENS DEPT

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