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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Great Yarmouth
Town
Great Yarmouth
County
Norfolk
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 13 April 2011
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
65087
Current location

Great Yarmouth Racecourse
Jellicoe Road
Great Yarmouth
Great Yarmouth
Norfolk
NR30 4AU
England

OS Grid Ref: TG 527 099
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Plaque.
Inscription
LEST WE FORGET / IN MEMORY OF THOSE, MILITARY AND CIVILIAN, WHO LOST THEIR LIVES / NEAR TO THIS REACECOURSE DURING WW2 LANDMINE OPERATIONS / IN APARTICULAR MEN OF THE ROYAL NORFOLK REGIMENT / AND OF THE ROYAL ENGINEERS / WHO WERE DEFENDING OUR SHORES FROM TEH THREAT OF INVASION. / THOSE KNOWN TO HAVE DIED INCLUDE: / (Names) / OTHERS WHO DIED BUT WHOSE NAMES ARE UNKNOWN ARE NOT FORGOTTEN / MAY THEY REST IN PEACE
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 5
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 5
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Number, rank, firstnames, surname, age, unit, date of death
    Order of information: Date of death and then alphabetically by surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Details: Paid for by Sidney Cambers, Brother of Sapper Cambers named on the memorial
Reference
  • Eastern Daily Press. 14 April 2011. Report and photograph of unveiling

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