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Memorial details

Memorial type
Seat
District
Watford
Town
Watford
County
Hertfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Afghanistan (2001-2014)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 28 September 2011
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
62376

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Current location

Outside the Town Hall
beside Watford Borough Post-1945 Memorial
Town Hall
Hempstead Road
Watford
Watford
Hertfordshire
WD17 3EX
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 10522 96851
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Bench with dedicatory plaque commemorating Captain Tom Sawyer, 29 Commando Regiment, Royal Artillery, killed in Afghanistan in January 2009.
Inscription
In Memory of / CAPTAIN THOMAS HERBERT JOHN SAWYER/ 29 Commando Regiment Royal Artillery/ Killed in Action 14th January 2009 in Afghanistan / Aged 26 Years / This seat was donated by Croxley Green RBL
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Sawyer, Thomas Herbert John
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Commemorations
  • Afghanistan (2001-2014)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,manner of death,age of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Seat
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Comments: The bench was partly funded by the British Legion, Watford and District Branch of the Royal Naval Association, and the Watford Branch of the Fleet Air Arm Association.

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public,other
Responsibility
WATFORD BOROUGH COUNCIL
Reference

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