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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Rushmoor
Town
Aldershot
County
Hampshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Northern Ireland Conflict; The Troubles (1969-1998)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
50602

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Current location

Behind the Officers' Mess
16 Parachute Brigade Officers' Mess
Pennefathers Road
Aldershot
Rushmoor
Hampshire
GU11 2AU
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 85922 51360
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Concrete plinth surmounted by stainless steel rectangular plaque. The inscription is incised.
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF SEVEN PEOPLE WHO WERE/ KILLED IN THE BOMB DISASTER AT THE/ 16 PARACHUTE BRIGADE OFFICERS' MESS/ ON 22ND FEBRUARY 1972/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Northern Ireland Conflict; The Troubles (1969-1998)
    Total names on memorial: 14
    Served and returned: 7
    Died: 7
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: year died,place of death,forename,manner of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plinth
    Measurements: depth C 500MM, height C 600MM, width C 500MM
    Materials: Concrete
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stainless Steel
Listing information
Condition
History
2004: THERE ARE PLANS TO MOVE THE PLAQUE INTO THE ROYAL GARRISON CHURCH SOMETIME IN 2004 OR 2005
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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