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Memorial details

Memorial type
Roll of honour or book of remembrance
District
Thamesdown
Town
Swindon
County
Wiltshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
72537
Current location

In the reception area
previously on the wall of the now disused canteen
Mail Centre
Wheatstone House
Dorcan
Swindon
Thamesdown
Wiltshire
SN3 5JN
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 19294 83759
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Two Rolls of Honour (the second is a continuation from the first) in a combined glazed wooden frame. The paper Rolls of honour are richly illuminated and illustrated, the names are in typescript
Inscription
Post office stores department. Members of the staff who have died on active service in the Great War 1914-18/[names]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ackroyd, Herbert
Akhurst, Frederick G
Anthony, William F
Attewell, John C
Austwick, William N
Baker, George W
Baldwin, Albert P
Bant, Albert E
Baxter, Percy
Beadle, James
See details for all 163 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 163
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 163
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename, rank, regiment
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Roll of honour
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Paper
  • Frame
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood, Glass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Royal Mail
Reference

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