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Memorial details

Memorial type
Avenue / Tree or grove
District
Waveney
Town
Beccles
County
Suffolk
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945): Far East Prisoners of War
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
4947
Current location

Located on northern edge of car park
War Memorial Hospital
St. Mary's Road
Beccles
Waveney
Suffolk
NR34 9NQ
England

OS Grid Ref: TM 42064 89943
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Tree with plaque. Plaque has inscription with badge of 3rd Battalion The Parachute Regiment in bottom right hand corner
Inscription
LAC DONALD V ELLIOTT/ 1922 - 1945/ OF BECCLES, LOST AS POW ON THE/ SANDAKAN-RANAU DEATH MARCH/ NORTH BORNEO/ 17th March 1945
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Elliott, D.v
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Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945): Far East Prisoners of War
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Rank, Date of Death, Place of death, Forename, Place of birth
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 177.8mm, width 355.6mm
    Materials: Metal
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Anglian Harbours NHS Trust

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