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Memorial details

Memorial type
Composite
District
Kingswood
Town
Kingswood
County
Avon
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Korean War (1950-1953)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
46235
Current location

JUNCTION OF OLD RECTORY RD AND ABBEY ST
Old Rectory Rd
Kingswood
Kingswood
Avon
England

OS Grid Ref: ST 640 730
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
THREE STONE TABLETS SET INTO SHELTER STRUCTURE. CENTRAL TABLET IS PITCHED AT TOP. SIDE TABLETS ARE RECTANGULAR. WOODEN SHELTER STRUCTURE HAS TILED ROOF. DIAPER (GEOMETRIC) PATTERN ON BORDER OF CENTRAL WW1 TABLET, AND ALONG BASE OF WW2 TABLETS AT EITHER SIDE.
Inscription
LEFT TABLET: 1939-1945/ (NAMES) CENTRAL TABLET: REMEMBER THESE MEN/ WHO/ DIED FOR/ ENGLAND/ 1914-1918/ (NAMES)/ (NAME)/ 1953 KOREA/ ERECTED BY PUBLIC SUBSCRIPTION IN 1921. RIGHT TABLET: 1939-1945/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Clark, C
Cole, W
Cook, H
Draisey, L
Hinder, J
Holloway, E
Hucker, A
Katho, E
Pearce, R
Pritchard, J
See details for all 13 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 26
    Served and returned: 13
    Died: 13
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,regiment
    Order of information: rank
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 16
    Served and returned: 8
    Died: 8
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment
    Order of information: surname
  • Korean War (1950-1953)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 1
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,year died,regiment
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Roof
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Slate
  • Tablets
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Shelter
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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