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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Kerrier
Town
Falmouth
County
Cornwall
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945), VC or GC Recipients
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 11th July 2008
    Attended by: The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
69487
Current location

At the entrance to the pier
Prince of Wales Pier
Market Strand
Falmouth
Kerrier
Cornwall
TR11 3DP
England

OS Grid Ref: SW 80813 33021
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Stainless Steel Plaque set into concrete on the ground of the pier, in the shape of a Victoria Cross
Inscription
FOR VALOUR/ABLE SEAMAN/W.A. SAVAGE/R.N.V.R., V.C.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Savage, W A
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Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames, rank, decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
  • VC or GC Recipients
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 1
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames, rank, decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: depth <5mm, height 200mm, width 200mm
    Materials: Stainless Steel
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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