previous
next
  • Use this image under non-commercial licence

    This image was created and shared by: Lynley Griffiths

    The image is free to reuse for non-commercial purposes under the IWM Non Commercial Licence. By downloading any images or embedding any media, you agree to the terms and conditions of the IWM Non Commercial Licence, including your use of the attribution statement specified by IWM. For this item, that is: © Lynley Griffiths (WMR-41696)

    Embed
    HTML: BBCode:
  • Use this image under non-commercial licence

    This image was created and shared by: Lynley Griffiths

    The image is free to reuse for non-commercial purposes under the IWM Non Commercial Licence. By downloading any images or embedding any media, you agree to the terms and conditions of the IWM Non Commercial Licence, including your use of the attribution statement specified by IWM. For this item, that is: © Lynley Griffiths (WMR-41696)

    Embed
    HTML: BBCode:

Memorial details

Memorial type
Trophy / Relic
District
Waverley
Town
Farnham
County
Surrey
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 31st March 2001
    Attended by: SIR RAY TINDLE CBE DL
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
41696
Current location

TA Centre
Guildford Rd
Farnham
Waverley
Surrey
GU9 9QB
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 84960 47335
Denomination: Undefined

View location on Google Maps
Description
25 Pounder Gun/Howitzer on a low brick base with stainless steel dedicatory plaque. Although erroneously described as an Anti-tank Gun on the plaque the 25 Pounder was a conventional artillery piece used in an Anti-Tank role in the absence of an effective anti-tank weapon in the earlier part of the North African Campaign.
Inscription
THIS PLAQUE WAS UNVEILED/ BY/ SIR RAY TINDLE CBE DL/ ON 31ST MARCH 2001/ TO COMMEMORATE THE ASSOCIATION BETWEEN THE TOWN OF FARNHAM AND THE TERRITORIAL ARMY/ SOME OF WHOSE SOLDIERS FOUGHT USING THE 25 PDR ANTI TANK GUN/ THROUGHOUT THE ITALIAN CAMPAIGN OF WW2/ IN MEMORY OF/ (Names)/ TERRITORIAL ARMY
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 7
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 7
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 7.75IN, width 13.75IN
    Materials: Stainless Steel
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brick
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
TERRITORIAL ARMY VOLUNTEER RESERVE
Reference

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

This information is made available under a Creative Commons BY-NC licence.

This means you may reuse it for non-commercial purposes only and must attribute it to us using the following statement:

© WMR-41696

For queries, please contact memorials@iwm.org.uk.