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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
East Staffordshire
Town
Burton-upon-Trent
County
Staffordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945), First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
72552
Current location

wall mounted in welfare room
15-16
Delivery Office
Falcon Close
Burton-upon-Trent
East Staffordshire
Staffordshire
DE14 1BB
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 25087 24294
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Wooden Board with the town crest at top centre, the dedication is on the centre panel, the names in the two side panels. There is a later board fixed to the bottom for the second world war.
Inscription
1914 ROLL OF HONOUR 1918/TO/COMMEMORATE/THE NAMES OF/THE MEN OF/BURTON ON TRENT/POSTAL DISTRICT/WHO FAITHFULLY/SERVED THEIR/KING AND COUNTRY/IN THE/GREAT WAR 1939 1945/TO HONOUR ALL THOSE WHO SERVED/IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR AND/IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF/[names]/WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adams, J
Adcock, C
Appleby, L J
Atkins, F G O
Barnett, A H
Bearmoore, A E
Beetham, T
Bennett, F
Bock, G W W
Botterill, W E
See details for all 106 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 4
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 4
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 103
    Served and returned: 91
    Died: 12
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames, decorations
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
  • Second World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Royal Mail
Reference

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