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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Bristol
Town
Bristol
County
Avon
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 5th December 1920
    Attended by: Lord Mayor (John Francombe)
  • Dedicated
    Date: 5th December 1920
    Attended by: Rev Canon Dickinson (Rural Dean of Bristol East)
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Lost
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WM Reference
67722

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Current location

City Academy
Russell Town Avenue
Bristol
Bristol
Avon
BS5 9JH
England

OS Grid Ref: ST 61020 73644
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • St. George's Secondary School
    Church Road
    Bristol
    Bristol
    Avon
    BS5 8AE
    England

    OS Grid Ref: ST 61855 73567
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Rectangular brass plaque mounted on bevelled oak frame, with foliate border and school emblem of owl encircled by leaves and school motto, beneath 54 names in three rows (the last six names on small insert at bottom)
Inscription
School motto: PALMA NON SINE PULVERE IN MEMORY OF THE GEORGIAN BOYS WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR. / (Names) / "'TIS NOT THE GRAPES OF CANAAN THAT REPAY BUT THE HIGH FAITH THAT FAILED NOT BY THE WAY"/ 1914-1918
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Alderwick, E.
Ball, H. S.
Bingle, B. F.
Brown, C. S.
Bruton, A. W.
Bryant, A. E.
Burnell, A. W.
Bush, R.
Callaway, W. F.
Cambridge, A. J.
See details for all 54 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 54
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 54
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surnames, firstnames
    Order of information: Surname
Components
  • Plaques / Panels with names
    Measurements: depth 43 mm, height 1066 mm, width 606 mm
    Materials: Brass
  • Frame
    Measurements: depth 25 mm, height 1173 mm, width 720 mm
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • St George's Secondary School Log Book, Page 301, Bristol Record Office 21130/SC/StGCC/L/1/3 Bristol Times and Mirror, Page 5 Column 1, 6th December 1920/ Bristol Public Library

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