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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Lichfield
Town
Alrewas
County
Staffordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
51046
Current location

National Memorial Arboretum
Croxall Road
Alrewas
Lichfield
Staffordshire
DE13 7AR
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 1820514753
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
RECTANGULAR RED BLUE AND YELLOW COLOURED METAL SET ONTO THE TOP OF A BRICK PLINTH. INSCRIPTION IN RELIEF. BADGE OF THE 17TH DOGRA IS DEPICTED AT THE TOP CENTRE OF THE PLAQUE
Inscription
TOP OF PLAQUE: IN MEMORY OF ALL RANKS 17TH DOGRA REGIMENT, INDIAN ARMY,/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE SERVICE OF THE CROWN AND OF/ THE FOLLOWING OFFICERS KILLED IN BURMA/ AND MALAYA IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR OF 1939 - 1945 MIDDLE OF PLAQUE, LEFT SIDE: COMMEMORATED IN THE DOGRA REGIMENT MEMORIAL GLADE/ BY THEIR WIDOWS, RELATIVES AND BROTHER OFICERS ON/ THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE ENDING OF W.W.II - VJ DAY MIDDLE OF PLAQUE, RIGHT SIDE: ALSO/ IN TRIBUTE TO THE FOLLOWING OFFICERS WHO WERE ON ACTIVE SERVICE/ WITH THE REGIMENT DURING THE WORLD WARS OF 1914 - 1918/ AND/OR 1939-1945 BUT NOT KILLED IN ACTION. BASE OF PLAQUE: (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 53
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: Undefined
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 53
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: Undefined
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brick
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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