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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Windsor And Maidenhead
Town
Maidenhead
County
Berkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
LT COL H P CART DE LAFONTAINE, MR HALLWARD
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
55207
Current location

Entrance right hand side facing in
Commonwealth War Graves Commission Head Office
2 Marlow Rd
Maidenhead
Windsor And Maidenhead
Berkshire
SL6 7DX
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 88547 81310
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Plaque has UK Coat of Arms above inscription. There are wreathed borders. Capitals, gilt and black letters. Gesso, gilded and coloured.
Inscription
A.M.D.C/ IN SACRED MEMORY OF/ SIX HUNDRED THOUSAND/ MEN OF THE ARMIES/ OF/ GREAT BRITAIN & IRELAND/ WHO FELL IN FRANCE & BELGIUM/ DURING THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918/ IN THIS DIOCESE LIE THEIR DEAD/ OF/ THE BATTLES OF THE SOMME 1916/ THE DEFENCE OF AMIENS 1918/ & THE MARCH TO VICTORY 1918/ A LA MEMOIRE DES 600,000/ SOLDATS DES ARMEES DE LA/ Gnd BRETAGNE & DE L'IRLANDE/ TOMBEES AU CHAMP D'HONNEUR/ EN FRANCE ET EN BELGIQUE/ 1914 . 1918/ DANS CE DIOCESE REPOSENT/ LEURS MORTS/ DES BATAILLES DE LA SOMME 1916/ DE LA DEFENSE D'AMIENS/ ET DE LA VICTOIRE 1918
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
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: depth 60mm, height 1810mm, width 864mm
    Materials: Unknown
  • Frame
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Hopton Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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