Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Cotswold
Town
Cirencester
County
Gloucestershire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
65132

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Current location

In storage
Bingham Library
8 Tower Street
Cirencester
Cotswold
Gloucestershire
GL7 1EF
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 025 017
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Former reading room of original Bingham Library.
    Town Council Chamber
    1 Dyer Street
    Cirencester
    Cotswold
    Gloucestershire
    GL7 2PR
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SP 025 020
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Wooden board with incised lettering and a carving of a phoenix rising from flames in the top centre.
Inscription
THIS PLAQUE/ IS PRESENTED TO/ H.M.S. P.31/ TO COMMEMORATE/ HER ADOPTION BY/ THE INHABITANTS OF/ CIRENCESTER AND/ DISTRICT/ WARSHIP - WEEK/ MARCH 1942
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Other
Reference
  • Gloucestershire Echo 28 May 1943

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