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Memorial details

Memorial type
Wall
District
North Wiltshire
Town
Corsham
County
Wiltshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945), Korean War (1950-1953)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
69157
Current location

Memorial Gardens Corsham
Station Road/ Stokes Road
Corsham
North Wiltshire
Wiltshire
ST7 8AT
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 79852 49492
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Low wall on which are mounted seven shield-shaped tablets in two rows.
Inscription
1939 - 1945/ remembrance/ dulce et decorum est pro patria mori/ Corsham/ (Names)/ Corsham/ (Names)/ GASTARD/ (Names)/ CORSHAM/ (Names)/ CORSHAM/ (Names)/ KOREAN WAR/ (Name)/ CORSHAM/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adams, J S R
Appleford, A H N L
Baldwin, H
Blinman, H J
Brill, D J
Carpenter, F H
Chard, H A
Clifford, F C
Coleman, A C
Davis, H E
See details for all 47 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 46
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 46
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surnames.
    Order of information: Surname.
  • Korean War (1950-1953)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname.
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Wall
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Tablets
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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