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Memorial details

Memorial type
Roll of honour or book of remembrance
District
Forest Of Dean
Town
Lydney
County
Gloucestershire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
Waterlow and Sons Ltd
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1922
    Attended by:
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
63686
Current location

Dean Forest Railway Museum
Norchard
Forest Road
Lydney
Forest Of Dean
Gloucestershire
GL15 4ET
England

OS Grid Ref: SO 6290904341
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Severn Tunnel Junction Railway Station
    Rogiet
    Monmouth
    Gwent
    NP26 3UN
    Wales

    OS Grid Ref: ST 462 875
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Standard GWR Roll of Honour in a wall mounted wooden case.
Inscription
GREAT/WESTERN/RAILWAY/ ROLL/ OF/ HONOUR/ 1914-1918/ On this Roll of Honour are shown/ the names of members of the staff/ of the Great Western Railway/ Company who lost their lives in the/ Great War. Many of the men were called/ upon to participate in some of the fiercest/ fighting of the campaign: they upheld the/ best traditions of their Country, and their/ memory is revered alike by the Company/ and their comrades. / The number of Great Western men who/ joined His Majesty's Forces was 25,479,/ representing thirty-three per cent of the/ Company's staff. Those who gave their lives/ in the war numbered 2524./ WAR HONOURS/ The foollowing war honouurs were gained by members of the Great Western Railway Staff/ (Summary of 607 distinctions gained of more than eighteen types)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 2524
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2524
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,additional
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Roll of honour
    Measurements: height 1066mm, width 1562mm
    Materials: Unknown
  • Frame
    Measurements: depth 25mm, height 1239mm, width 1714mm
    Materials: Wood, Glass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Corporate
Responsibility
Dean Forest Railway Museum Trust
Reference

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