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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Kennet
Town
Marlborough
County
Wiltshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
55707
Previous locations
  • Stedman building
    Marlborough Grammar School
    Orchard Rd
    Marlborough
    Kennet
    Wiltshire
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SU 180 690
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
A wall mounted plaque, rectangular with raised lettering and a raised wreath in the centre top. There is a small ledge at the base of the plaque and a support bracket below this. The top of the plaque has an elaborately carved header.
Inscription
FOR/ FREEDOM/ AND/ HONOUR/ FRANCE/ (NAMES) AT SEA/ (Name)/ SALONICA/ (Name)/ PALASTINE/ (Name)/ AND (Name) MESOPOTAMIA 1920./ TO THE MEMORY OF THE BOYS OF/ MARLBOROUGH GRAMMAR SCHOOL/ WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 17
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 17
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,place of death,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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