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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Chelmsford
Town
Chelmsford
County
Essex
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 21 June 1922
    Attended by: Mr Godfrey Isaacs, Joint Managing Director, Marconi Company
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
5680
Current location

Chelmsford Science and Industry Museum
Sandford Mill
Chelmsford
Chelmsford
Essex
CM2 6NY
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 73866 06150
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • IN THE RECEPTION AREA
    MARCONI PLC
    New St
    Chelmsford
    Chelmsford
    Essex
    CM1 1PL
    England

    OS Grid Ref: TL 700 006
    Denomination: Undefined
  • Marconi House
    The Strand
    Holborn
    London
    City Of Westminster
    Greater London
    WC2
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
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Description
Rectangular wooden board with moulded frame. Inscription and names in gold painted lettering. Names arranged in five columns.
Inscription
IN PROUD AND GRATEFUL MEMORY/ OF OUR COLLEAGUES/ WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES DURING/ THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918/ THEY, DYING SO, LIVE/ (Names)/ The Marconi Roll of Honour, 1914-1918
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Abrams, B M
Anderson, J
Andrews, R
Armitage, J F
Armstrong, C C
Arran, A E
Ashton, E S
Audigier, C L
Avery, F
Bagge, R
See details for all 348 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 348
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 348
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Initials, surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: height 1829 mm, width 914 mm
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Corporate
Responsibility
Chelmsford Borough Council ( keeper, Dr Geoff Bowles)
Reference

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