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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Kings Lynn And West Norfolk
Town
Kings Lynn
County
Norfolk
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
56304
Current location

Wall mounted in Ground floor Counters facing Callers window
Delivery Office
Austin Fields
Kings Lynn
Kings Lynn And West Norfolk
Norfolk
PE30 1AA
England

OS Grid Ref: TF 62078 20484
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Crown Post Office
    Baxters Plain
    Kings Lynn
    Kings Lynn And West Norfolk
    Norfolk
    PE30 1YB
    England

    OS Grid Ref: TF 619 200
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Triangular pedimented wooden board with pediment supported by two carved decorative pillars to each side. Additional scroll and foliate carving at the base. Dedicatory inscription is carved and the names are in painted lettering below. Wreath carved at the top centre of the pediment with the initial G V R going through it.
Inscription
G V R/ KINGS LYNN POSTAL DISTRICT/ ROLL OF HONOUR/ 1914 1918/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Abbot, T
Acock, T W
Allen, P
Armes, R E
Arnop, A
Baker, S W
Barnes, G H
Basham, F
Bird, P
Bishop, R C
See details for all 84 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 84
    Served and returned: 77
    Died: 7
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: height c 1500mm, width c 1200mm
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
History
2007: Memorial relocated to Post Office premises at Austin Fields, Kings Lynn, Norfolk on closure of Baxter's Plain premises. Unknown date: Memorial erected at Post Office premises at Baxters Plain, Kings Lynn, Norfolk.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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