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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Kennet
Town
Devizes
County
Wiltshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Rededicated
    Date: 14th September 1962
    Attended by: LORD DEVLIN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
50890
Current location

Wiltshire Police HQ
London Road
Devizes
Kennet
Wiltshire
SP1 2EZ
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 0126461900
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • WILTSHIRE POLICE HQ
    Bath Rd
    Devizes
    Kennet
    Wiltshire
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
PLAIN RECTANGULAR BRASS PLAQUE MOUNTED ONTO A WOODEN BACKBOARD. INCISED INSCRIPTION IN BLACK LETTERING. INCISED DOUBLE LINE BORDER ON THE PLAQUE BADGE OF THE WILTSHIRE CONSTABULARY INCISED AT THE TOP CENTRE OF THE PLAQUE
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND/ IN PROUD MEMORY OF OUR COMRADES/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ FOR THEIR COUNTRY/ IN THE GREAT WAR. 1914 - 1919/ KILLED IN ACTION/ (NAMES)/ DIED OF SICKNESS/ (NAMES)/ "FAITHFUL UNTO DEATH"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Carter, Herbert W
Cox, Herbert
Cox, Walter H
Dorrington, Reginald
King, Gerald
Michain, Arthur
Sansbury, Sidney
Small, Edward
Smith, Archibald
Smith, Harry O
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 22
    Served and returned: 11
    Died: 11
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,regiment,forename,manner of death,occupation
    Order of information: manner of death,surname,occupation,forename,regiment
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
  • Backboard
    Measurements: height 750MM 600M, width 30MM
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
CHIEF CONSTABLE OF WILTSHIRE

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