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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Lichfield
Town
Alrewas
County
Staffordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Boer War; Second (1899-1902), First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Regimental Memorials
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
72970
Current location

Memorial is no 411b in Blue Zone on Market Garden Way
National Memorial Arboretum
Croxall Road
Alrewas
Lichfield
Staffordshire
DE13 7AR
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 1830714630
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
A rectangular blue metal plaque fixed by screws into the sloping top of a square brick plinth. The plaque has a commemoration in raised white lettering. The plinth is set within a grove of commemorative trees.
Inscription
(Insignia)/ THE STAFFORDSHIRE YEOMANRY/ IN MEMORIAM/ THE BOER WAR/ SOUTH AFRICA/ 1900-01/ THE GREAT WAR/GAZA 1917/ EL MUGHAR 1917/ NEMI SAMWELL 1917/ SHARON 1918/ MEGIDDO 1918/ DAMASCUS 1918/ PALESTINE 1917-18/ THE SECOND WORLD WAR/ SYRIA 1941/ ALAM EL HALFA 1942/ EL ALAMEIN 1942/ EL AGHELLA 1942/ ADVANCE ON TRIPOLI 1943/ AKARIT 1943/ SEBKRET EN NOUAL 1943/ DJEBEL EL TALIL 1943/ TEBAGA GAP 1943/ POINT 201 (ROMAN WALL) 1943/ EL HAMMA 1943/ ENFIDAVILLE 1943/ TAKROUNA 1943/ NORMANDY LANDING 1944/ TROARN 1944/ CAEN 1944/ RHINE 1945/ LINGEN 1945/ NORTH WEST EUROPE 1944-45/
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • 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
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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© WMR-72970

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