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Memorial details

Memorial type
Stone of remembrance
District
Torbay
Town
Paignton
County
Devon
Country
England
Commemoration
Regimental Memorials
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 28 March 2010
    Attended by: Veterans of the Parachute Regiment
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
69832
Current location

Near Marine Hotel
Esplanade Road
Paignton
Torbay
Devon
TQ4 6EB
England

OS Grid Ref: SX 89270 60565
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Rectangular plinth with exposed brick work and concrete surface. Plinth is surmounted by a stone of remembrance with regimental insignia carved and lettering in black.
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF THE MEN FROM/ THE PARACHUTE/ REGIMENT/ AND/ AIRBORNE FORCES/ WHO HAVE GIVEN THERI LIVES/ IN CONFLICT/ 1940 TO THE/ PRESENT DAY/ THIS MEMORIAL WAS ERECTED BY/ SOTUH DEVON BRANCH/ THE PARACHUTE REGIMENTAL ASSOCIATION/ UNVEILED ON 28TH MARCH 2010 BY/ HARRY LEACH D-DAY 6 JUNE 1944/ TED BURRIDGE ARNHEM 17 SEPT 1944/ DENNIS CROCKEN ARNHEM 17 SEPT 1944/ HAROLD WRIGHT RHINE CROSSING 24 MARCH 1945
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Regimental Memorials
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brick
  • Stone of remembrance
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Corporate
Details: Erected by the South Devon Branch of The Parachute Regimental Association

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