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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
South Northamptonshire
Town
Stoke Bruerne, Towcester
County
Northamptonshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War - civilians
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 4 October 2008
    Attended by: Mrs Sonia Rolt
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
61443
Current location

Within the museum,
The Canal Museum (formerly National Waterways Museum)
Bridge Road
Stoke Bruerne
Towcester
South Northamptonshire
Northamptonshire
NN12 7SE
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 74352 49909
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Wall mounted landscape orientated plaque, egg-shaped design with Inland Waterways badge to right of inscription.
Inscription
Left side : Essential War Work / This plaque commemorates the women / who volunteered to work on the Inland / Waterways during World War II / Their work not only contributed to the war effort / but gave us a lasting insight into canal life. / Logo : British Waterways Logo : The Waterways Trust Logo - right side : NATIONAL SERVICE/ I W Base : 2008
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War - civilians
    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 c 3 mm, height 230 mm, width 420 mm
    Materials: Metal
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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