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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Roxburgh
Town
Kelso
County
Borders
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 5 May 2013
    Attended by: Counsul General of Poland, Dr Tomasz Trafas
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
69230
Current location

East side of A699
near Kelso Community Memorial.
A699
Kelso
Roxburgh
Borders
TD6 0EQ
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NT 72878 33760
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Rectangular plaque mounted on wooden backboard. Plaque affixed to board with screw at each corner. Plaque features single line black border. Lettering engraved in black. Polish eagle featured at top centre.
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF THE 5TH POLISH ARMOURED REGIMENT/ WHO DIED IN TRAINING AT KELSO/ (Names)/ FOR OUR FREEDOM AND YOURS.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Gryniewicz, Bazyli
Lopata, Stanislaw
Wieclawek, Antoni
See details for all 3 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 3
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 3
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Regiment, forename, surname, rank, date of death
    Order of information: Alphabetical by surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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