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Memorial details

Memorial type
Stone of remembrance
District
South Somerset
Town
Bridgwater
County
Somerset
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Fine Memorials
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1st August 2006
    Attended by: Lady Gass JP
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
57772
Current location

King's Square
King's Square
Bridgwater
South Somerset
Somerset
TA6 3DG
England

OS Grid Ref: ST 290 370
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Square stone with chamfered top edge. Burma Star engraved top edge and inscription on front face. Star and lettering in green.
Inscription
Burma Star/ Bridgwater Branch/ "When you go home/ Tell them of us and say/ For your tomorrow/ We gave our today"/ Burma 1942-1945/ We will remember them.
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: Undefined
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Stone of remembrance
    Measurements: depth 460mm, height 460mm, width 460mm
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Site: Free
Memorial: £1433.50

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Corporate,public,other
Responsibility
Sedgemoor District Council.
Reference
  • Bridgwater Times 19th August 2006
  • Bridgwater Star 17th August 2006
  • Bridgwater Mercury 22nd August 2006

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