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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Bassetlaw
Town
Retford
County
Nottinghamshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
68557
Current location

At the south end of the row of buildings on Platfrom 1
Retford Railway Station
Station Road
Retford
Bassetlaw
Nottinghamshire
DN22 7DG
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 70239 80265
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Tablet
Inscription
THE W. V. S. OF RETFORD,/ MARCH 1940 TO MARCH 1946,/ USED THESE PREMISES AS A/ CANTEEN AND REST ROOM./ SERVING TO H. M. AND ALLIED/ FORCES 2,284,000 MEALS/ DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR.
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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