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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
City Of Westminster
Town
Belgravia
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
47286
Current location

RUBENS HOTEL
Buckingham Palace Rd
Belgravia
City Of Westminster
Greater London
SW1
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 290 794
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
RECTANGULAR PLAQUE WITH CAST BORDER CROWNED EAGLE ABOVE WORDING
Inscription
GENERAL W. SIKORSKI/ PRIME MINISTER/ COMMANDER IN CHIEF OF THE POLISH/ FORCES IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR/ HAD HIS HEADQUARTERS IN THIS BUILDING/ FROM 1940 UNTIL HIS TRAGIC DEATH/ AT GIBRALTAR IN 1943
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank,year died,place of death,occupation,additional
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height C 2FT, width C 1FT 3IN
    Materials: Metal
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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