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Memorial details

Memorial type
Wall
District
Rushmoor
Town
Aldershot
County
Hampshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
50603
Previous locations
  • BULLER BARRACKS
    Alisons Rd
    Aldershot
    Rushmoor
    Hampshire
    GU11 2AU
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SU 869 517
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
FREE STANDING WALL WITH LARGE STONE TABLET IN THE FORM OF TWO STONE COLUMNS SUPPORTING A CURVED ARCH PLACED AGAINST ONE SIDE OF IT. DEDICATORY NOWY HEADED WHITE STONE TABLET PLACED IN THE UPPER PART OF THIS ARCHED STRUCTURE. COLOURED BADGE OF THE ROYAL ARMY SERVICE CORPS HAS BEEN PLACED ABOVE THE DEDICATORY TABLET INCISED PATTE CROSS DEPICTED ABOVE THE INSCRIPTION A TABLET TO THE ROYAL CORPS OF TRANSPORT IS MOUNTED ON THE LOWER HALF OF THE WALL
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF/ THE 280 OFFICERS AND/ 8187 WOS NCOS AND MEN OF/ THE ROYAL ARMY SERVICE CORPS/ WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES/ FOR THEIR COUNTRY/ DURING THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1919/ ALSO IN MEMORY OF/ 286 OFFICERS AND/ 8871 WOS NCOS AND MEN OF/ THE ROYAL ARMY SERVICE CORPS/ WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES/ FOR THEIR COUNTRY/ DURING THE WAR/ 1939 - 1945
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height C 1520MM, width C 640MM
    Materials: Stone
  • Wall
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • ROYAL ARMY SERVICE CORPS MEMORIAL ARCH
  • 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
History
1960S: Addition of the tablet to the Royal Corps of Transport (ref 50604).
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • The Sustainer Winter 2013; 321

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