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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Torbay
Town
Torquay
County
Devon
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 13th March 1921
    Attended by: MAYOR OF TORQUAY
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
45928
Current location

in the callers office vestibule
on the walk behind the opening door
Delivery Office
Broomhill Way
Torquay
Torbay
Devon
TQ2 7TA
England

OS Grid Ref: SX 90137 66231
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
NOWY HEADED WOODEN BOARD WITH GOLD PAINTED INSCRIPTION IN RELIEF WREATH CARVED IN RELIEF AROUND THE INSCRIPTION AND FLOWERS IN EACH CORNER OF THE BOARD
Inscription
TO THE/ HONOURED MEMORY OF/ THOSE FROM THIS OFFICE/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1919./ (NAMES)/ "Their name liveth/ for evermore"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Craig, S
Gunn, W J F
Knapman, E
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,rank,regiment, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: height 3FT, width 18IN
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
POST OFFICE STAFF
Reference

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