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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Bristol
Town
Bristol
County
Avon
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Second World War - civilians
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
46200
Current location

Mounted against an exterior wall. Previously outside the HQ of First Bristol Buses Ltd
by the entrance.
Enterprise House
Easton Rd
Bristol
Bristol
Avon
BS5 0DZ
England

OS Grid Ref: ST 600 730
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Bristol Tramways and Carriage
    Tramways Rd
    Brislington
    Bristol
    Avon
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Large metal plaque with a stone backing, mounted upright against an exterior brick wall. Inscription cast in relief, with an additional laurel wreath at either side of the upper inscription.
Inscription
TO THE HONOURED MEMORY/ OF THE EMPLOYEES OF THE BRISTOL TRAMWAYS &/ CARRIAGE COMPANY LIMITED/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR/ THEIR COUNTRY/ IN THE GREAT WAR, 1914-1918/ (NAMES)/ ALSO IN THE WORLD WAR/ 1939-1945/ H.M. FORCES/ (NAMES)/ CIVILIANS/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 190
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 190
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 69
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 69
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 20
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 20
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height c3000mm, width c2000mm
    Materials: Metal
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
History
2011: The plaque had been displayed lying parallel to the ground, but has since been returned to an upright position as it was originally at Brislington Tram Depot.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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