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Memorial details

Memorial type
Pillar / Column
District
Reading
Town
Reading
County
Berkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
MR EDWARD LESLIE GUNSTON ARIBA
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 27th July 1932
    Attended by: LORD LIEUTENANT OF BERKSHIRE
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
41385
Current location

The Forbury
Reading
Reading
Berkshire
RG1 3BB
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 71798 73568
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Simple shaft on four-stepped base. Corner stones provide mounts for floodlighting.
Inscription
TO THE HONOURED MEMORY OF THE/ MEN OF READING AND BERKSHIRE/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR KING AND/ COUNTRY DURING THE GREAT WAR
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Column
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Carter Postcard Collection

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