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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Carlisle
Town
Carlisle
County
Cumbria
Country
England
Commemoration
20th Century Wars (1900-1999)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 21 Sep 2013
    Attended by:
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
67027
Current location

North Side of Brampton Old Road east of Whiteclosegate
Entrance to Carlisle Traveller’s Camp
Brampton Old Road (B6284)
Carlisle
Carlisle
Cumbria
CA3 0JL
England

OS Grid Ref: NY 41602 58429
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Polished Black Granite Memorial
Inscription
HADRIAN’S CAMP/Former Home of the Army Apprentice School/1959-1969 IN 1959 A SMALL GROUP OF STAFF ARRIVED AT HADRIAN’S CAMP/TO OPEN THE NEW APPRENTICE SCHOOL IN 1960. THEIR ENTHUSIASM,/HARD WORK, AND IMAGINATION IN THOSE EARLY DAYS LAID THE/FOUNDATIONS FOR THE WELL ESTABLISHED SCHOOL THAT GREETED/ALL WHO ARRIVED AT HADRIAN’S CAMP. IN 1966 THE SCHOOL BECAME A COLLEGE AND THE TRADITIONAL/THREE YEAR APPRENTICE COURSES WERE CHANGED TO COMPLETE THE TRAINING IN ONLY TWO YEARS IN THE NINE YEARS OF ITS EXISTENCE 2785 APPRENTICES PASSED/THROUGH THESE GATES (INCLUDING THE 270 WHO ORIGINALLY/CAME FROM ARBORFIELD AND CHEPSTOW TO SET UP THE SCHOOL)/AND THE GOOD IMAGE OF THE ARMY THAT WAS CREATED IN/HADRIAN’S CAMP HAS BEEN REFLECTED IN THE WORLD/WHEREVER THE BRITISH SOLDIER WAS TO BE FOUND. This Memorial was erected by the members of Hadrian’s Old Boys Association/21st September 2013 ARTE SUPERBIA, ET CONATU SKILL, PRIDE AND ENDEAVOUR
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • 20th Century Wars (1900-1999)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: depth 80, height 920, width 890
    Materials: Granite - Black
  • Base
    Measurements: depth 350, height 80, width 920
    Materials: Granite - Black
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Details: Subscription by members of Hadrian’s Old Boys Association
Responsibility
Hadrian's Old Boys Association
Reference
  • Hadrian’s Old Boys Association website www.hadriansoldboys.co.uk
  • Cumberland News page 5/27th September 2013
  • Cumberland News page 7/23RD August 2013

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