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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Coventry
Town
Coventry
County
West Midlands
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
72516
Current location

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Delivery Office
The Stampings
Coventry
Coventry
West Midlands
CV6 5AB
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 34557 81886
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Post Office
    Hertford Street
    Coventry
    Coventry
    West Midlands
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Plain Brass Plaque with inscribed lettering in black, except the line for the Post Office name which is in red
Inscription
IN PROUD MEMORY/OF THE MEN OF/COVENTRY POST OFFICE/WHO FELL IN THE/TWO WORLD WARS/ [Left Hand Column]-1914-1918/[names]/[Right Hand Column]-1939-1945/[names]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adams, C J
Ball, L
Barrow, S
Beaumont, E C
Chester, W L
Chillingworth, S D F
Clarke, A G
Collingbourne, H C
Daniels, G A
Davis, C
See details for all 30 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 16
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 16
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 14
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 14
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: forename, surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Royal Mail
Reference

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