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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Windsor And Maidenhead
Town
Eton
County
Berkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 06th December 1921
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
41461
Current location

THE COLONNADE
ETON COLLEGE
Eton
Windsor And Maidenhead
Berkshire
SL4 6DB
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 968 778
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
10 LARGE AND 13 SMALL BRONZE PLAQUES PLACED ON THE UPPER PART OF THE COLONNADE WALLS. DEDICATORY PLAQUE PLACED AT THE BEGINNING WITH INSCRIPTION IN RELIEF
Inscription
PLAQUE ONE: 1914 1919/ THE NAMES RECORDED HERE/ ARE THOSE OF THE 1157 ETONIANS WHO DIED/ IN THE WAR/ IN WHICH 5660 SERVE/ LET US ALWAYS REMEMBER THEIR VALOUR/ AND THIER SACRIFICE/ WITH LOVE AND THANKFULNESS/ AND PRAY GOD TO MAKE US WORTHY OF THEM/ IN TIME TO COME OTHER PLAQUES: (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1157
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1157
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,rank,additional
    Order of information: surname,rank,additional
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: FOR THE SONS OF OLD ETONIANS TO ATTEND THE SCHOOL
Sponsorship
Other
Responsibility
ETON COLLEGE

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