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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Rushmoor
Town
Aldershot
County
Hampshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Falklands Conflict (1982), VC or GC Recipients
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
50371
Current location

Aldershot Military Cemetery
Ordnance Rd
Aldershot
Rushmoor
Hampshire
GU12 4
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 876 513
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
SQUARE POLISHED GREY GRANITE TABLET MOUNTED ONTO A LOW BRICK PLINTH. INSCRIPTION IN WHITE LETTERING. THREE REGIMENTAL BADGES CARVED ACROSS THE TOP OF THE TABLET ABOVE THE LIST OF NAMES
Inscription
THIS MEMORIAL STONE IS DEDICATED TO THE MEMORY OF/ THE MEN OF THE PARACHUTE REGIMENT AND AIRBORNE FORCES/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES DURING THE FALKLAND ISLANDS CAMPAIGN IN 1982/ (NAMES)/ GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS THAT A MAN/ LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS JOHN 15 V. 13
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Falklands Conflict (1982)
    Total names on memorial: 50
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 50
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment,decorations
    Order of information: regiment,rank,surname
  • VC or GC Recipients
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: Undefined
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height 910MM, width 910MM
    Materials: Granite
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brick
Listing information
  • MILITARY CEMETERY, ALDERSHOT
  • Grade II*
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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