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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Crawley
Town
Crawley
County
West Sussex
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
HARRY BACON (Wood Carver)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
40084
Current location

Wall mounted on ground floor over entrance to sorting office
7
Delivery Office
The Boulevard
Crawley
Crawley
West Sussex
RH10 1AA
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 26914 36841
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Post Office
    Post Office Road
    Crawley
    Crawley
    West Sussex
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
OAK BOARD WITH SWAN NECKED PEDIMENT AND CARVED INSCRIPTION.
Inscription
IN PROUD AND GRATEFUL MEMORY/ OF/ (NAMES)/ OF THE CRAWLEY POSTAL STAFF/ WHO MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE/ 1914 - 1918/ THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
King, Charles
Tester, Herbert
Thorndike, William Joseph
See details for all 3 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 3
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 3
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: depth C 15MM, height C 600M, width C 1300MM
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Royal Mail

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