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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Torbay
Town
Torquay
County
Devon
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945), Second World War - civilians
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
45929
Current location

enquiry office reception
Delivery Office
Broomhill Way
Torquay
Torbay
Devon
TQ2 7TA
England

OS Grid Ref: SX 90137 66231
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
RECTANGULAR HEADED WOODEN BOARD WITH INCISED INSCRIPTION IN GOLD PAINTED LETTERING WREATH CARVED IN RELIEF AT THE TOP CENTRE OF THE BOARD AND FOLIATE BORDER CARVED IN RELIEF
Inscription
TO THE HONOURED MEMORY OF/ THOSE FROM THIS OFFICE/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE WAR/ 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES)/ "O LORD GOD, WHEN THOU GIVEST TO THY SERVANTS TO/ ENDEAVOUR ANY GREAT MATTER, GRANT US ALSO TO KNOW/ THAT IT IS NOT THE BEGINNING, BUT THE CONTINUING OF/ THE SAME UNTIL IT BE THOROUGHLY FINISHED WHICH/ YIELDETH THE TRUE GLORY."
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Barker, G A
Booth, M
Creber, E R
Jenkinson, W J
Well, H M
See details for all 5 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 4
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 4
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,regiment,place of death,manner of death, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: place of death,manner of death,occupation, surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
POST OFFICE STAFF
Reference

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